FIFA World Cup players to watch
June 14-July 15, 2018 -- The FIFA World Cup takes place in Russia, with 32 teams competing to be crowned World Champions. Host nation Russia will open the tournament in Moscow on June 14. The final will take place at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15.
Players expected to shine include Cristiano Ronaldo of European champions Portugal and Lionel Messi, leading the line for Argentina.