Teams Most Likely to Win the 2018 FIFA World Cup


The Top Ten

1 Argentina

When I die, I'd like Messi, Higuain, Augero, and Romero to be pallbearers at my funeral...just so they can let me down one more time.

Messi will never win

Yeah I believe that Argentina have a chance at winning, but I don think that they will. They should get at least to the semi-finals.

Argentina has a bad for right now because they’ve only have had a handfull of games with Sampaoli, you can’t play a different style for 3 years and get acustomed to another style of play in a couple of matches, I believe once we have all of our players and the squad trains more we’ll take it. I’m sure of it, only teams that are doing good right that are worrying me is Brasil, Germany and France.

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2 Germany

Germany consistently go further than any other team. In their 18 world cups they've made it to the final 4 a total of 13 times, they've been in final match 8 times, winning it on 4 occasions. Their average placing is third, higher than Brazil's fourth. And although they've missed 2 tournaments (1930, 1950) they've never failed to qualify. They were banned from the 1950 edition, and couldn't afford to send a team in 1930.

I think Germany is full of great players, and their passing skills are fabulous!

Messi will give in and let Germany win like last time because he is weak

The best. Well oiled engineered machine. The best team in the world.

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3 Brazil

Recently, Brazil's Olympic dive team complemented the national team's ability to dive all over the pitch. They were very enthusiastic about the new dives the team had come up with for the 2018 World Cup. They singled out Neymar for his outstanding ability to dive!

Brazil promised to not disappoint the fans and seeing as how most fans of football loved watching them lose 7-1 in the last tournament they promised to go even further and lose either 8-1 this time around to appease the fans of the sport.

Brazil recently made the swimming pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex their base camp for the world cup...they stated there was no better place in Russia to practise their dives and that Neymar was beyond excited to spend the next 15 months practising his dives for the world cup.

Brazil Neymar, Thiago Silva,Marcello

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4 France

France have many upcoming players that are already playing at a top level

Best performance in the Euros and best National team of the year.

France has a good chance of winning because they have done great in the euros and now they are doing really well in the 2018 world cup qualifiers.

Strong new young players

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5 Portugal

All your negative comments about Portugal team is questionable and not valid. There are haters out there. I am wondering why? This team has fought hard and has been very strong the last 10 to 12 years. They've gone to the quarters, semis, and finals. They have won the Euro 2016. Why for example Italy, which is my background, is favoured to win. They had so many failed attempts and coaching has been dismal. Contes style of coaching Azzurri doesn't work! I am tired of the defensive strategy that they implement without a true plan of attack. Pirlo was a great set piece. But he is gone. Buffon is getting old.

Ronaldo will be there, but also some players coming up from the U20 and U21. By then the team will have a stronger midfield and forwards.

I do not believe in God. But if there is something, I believe it has a special plan for Ronaldo. Every time I watch him, I get a feeling that his match winning goal is inevitable. Just a feeling though

A strong team. The only thing people say is that Portugal "barely did it". But they did it, right? Did Portugal even lose a game? No.

Portugal will be bringing that Cup home.

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6 England

I'm not the sort of person to believe in fate and it's very unlikely England will win the 2018 World Cup, plus winning a World Cup isn't down to luck or coincidence, but winning a football match could well be. England are the punchline to their own joke, the performance of their football team perfectly reflects their nations sense of humour and overall attitude. Other countries seem to believe the English are arrogant football fans and that can't be more than the truth, although chants could come across big headed they have a underlying self degradence as all England fans know they can now never expect their team to "score one more than you" or even utter the words "footballs coming home" without a sense of unrealistic hope. England don't have bad players and on a good day, they can beat anyone, the problem is they haven't had many good tournament days in their 50 years since '66. Considering this and many other factors, the dreamer inside of me thinks if England can have a few very ...more

England had a very poor outing in EURO 2016 - the Iceland game was a disaster. They have a long way to go. There is no denying the ability of English players. They are good, but 'something' is missing. They do not play well in tournament football, and they have gone from manager to manager to help them improve but to no avail. They should always be considered an outside contender to watch, but that's it. They are not a top 10, but an 11 or 12 - again, outside contender, but nevertheless, still a contender. It hurts, but one can only hope that football returns home one day.

England has got a bunch of young players and a very trustworthy front line featuring Vardy, Kane, Lallana etc. Although their Euro campaign was disappointing, until 2018, their youngsters will have gained experience and the English team will contain a lot of talent. Firing Hodgson was a crucial move, since he didn't make correct use of the awesome players he had in his arsenal, and with a new coach, England may have a lot of chances to lift the World Cup trophy. However, I believe that a new goalkeeper must also be found, since Joe Hart isn't at his top shape, and by moving to Torino, his performances will worsen.

They have some potential, they've got young stars who have amazing skill. Marcus Rashford, Dele Alli and Harry Kane are surely World Cup winners, they have speed, stamina, skill and goals. There's no doubt we'd reach the finals, if not the semis.

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7 United States

Not being offensive to any USA supporters but I think that the USA will find it hard qualifying never mind winning.

Trump said America will never lose again in anything.

Maybe not the favorite to win, but I love this country and will support them in the 2018 World Cup. - Songsta41

We will win

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8 Netherlands

Holland need full confidence they are number 1 team in my opinion in the world Dutch football always been the best to watch. All they need is good defenders like Stam once they got solid defense they will win games in style

I am a Germany fan all the way but I truly believe that Holland is the single team that hasn't won a World Cup, that really, really deserves it. If Germany (or my second favorite, Poland) doesn't win, I hope Netherlands wins it. They are strong with Arjen Robben and Van Persie.

If the Netherlands can even qualify ahead of Sweden, they'll surely exit in the group stage. In the past they've had some amazing sides but a failure to even make the Euros makes it obvious they won't get very far at all

If the big three are playing NED will surely win the wc 2018

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9 Mexico

They coach is very good and Mexico will be way better in 2018 because they will be able to play together better and also Mexico has Javier Hernandez

I think now that Mexico has a stable team, they should be able to win the world cup. They will become a gold team and prove everyone that didn't believe in them wrong.

Mexico has a real chance to win, if not go far, in the next world cup. Many new young players are bringing new skills to the table. They are starting to establish a playing style, and are dominating matches. Jesus Manuel Corona, Carlos Vela, Jonathan Dos Santos, Guardado, and Hector Moreno are the backbone of the Mexico National Team, and all play in some of the biggest leagues in Europe. They only lack a real world class striker, sorry Javier Hernandez isn't that, yet.

Mexico will win! Call me once they do (209)3229995

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10 Belgium

Really underrated, they have a very strong team despite the disappointment at EURO 2016. They are strong across all areas of the pitch, no weak areas in their squad. If the team work well together they will be a force to be reckoned with.

Belgium has an amazing squad and had the youngest players in the 2014 world cup and had a great run, losing to Argentina in the quarterfinals

Belgium will need a football miracle for all their individually gifted players to gel as a team. But if for some reason that does ha happens then no-one will beat them.

The Belgian team is really coming together under the management of Roberto Martinez and Thierry Henry.
I am certain they will go very far this time in Russia!

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The Contenders

11 Italy

This is Buffon's last World Cup (I'm hoping that he reconsiders and plays for another 10 years). If this is going to truly be him end I want to see him go out as a champion. We just need better strikers. That is our only problem at this point. Here's hoping that Balotelli keeps up his form and continues to grow and improve.

Gigi Buffon is the best and with that defense this year Italy can go far. They just need to score more goals, take more risks!

If better strikers are found Italy will be a serious contender for a top three finish. This is true, because they rarely receive goals

Forza italia

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12 Uruguay

Their sub-20 team shows promise as they won their South American cup, beating rivals like Argentina and Brazil. There's promise of these young guys rising up to fill in some of the roles 2 years from now. Suarez, arguably the best striker in the world, will ultimately be giving his last shot this World Cup

I think they'll be second they're already in top of the list.

Uruguay can win the third world cup in future if they host the tournament in future after all Uruguay is the greatest football team of all time in the history of fifa world cup


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13 Spain

Spain may have mess up in the World Cup in Brazil but in the next three years there be much better players and the team will be strong I will always be a Spain fan no matter what

Spain is a good team but I think their defense has to work harder.

They were a joke in the 2014 World Cup losing against Netherlands 5-1 and losing against chile 4-2 and you say they are gonna win no way man

Hala Madrid y Viva España

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14 Poland

Well on best day Poland can beat anyone my Heart tells me they can win it all but my mind say top 4 would be fair. Whole team works hard and Lewandowski just wraps it up for them 1 men can't do it by himself. Poland has few unpolished diamonds on bench that can shine during world cup.

Lewandowski, enough said

This team is being underestimated and that's fine let them fly under the radar. After they win the World Cup all the Polish jokes can be retired.

The poland is the Best team of the world and
He win WC 2018 in the russia
I love you poland

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15 Chile

Their unique style and dominance of the ball sets them apart. Now with experience, they might peak at the right time. A new coach with a different style will make them unpredictable and difficult to defend tactfully. The team is very balanced and they play as a team and adapt to the circumstances as the play unfolds. It seems that they all pass and seldom make mistakes. The Goalie has matured and plays for the best team Barcelona and now that they have won a tournament and they believe they can beat anyone. Most of the players have played in Europe and for the top teams, and since most of the South America teams are good unlike Europe who have too many teams that are not to par with the power house teams as Germany, England, Portugal, Spain, France and they don't usually get to play each other.

Surely this team should be at least in the top 10, best team the country has ever had, great form and they push hard and don't give up

They are a strong team with a great coach

Tough team, Vidal is a fighter and leader, Sanchez is a fighter and has inspiration, all team play matches like they are in war. not easy to beat the Chilean spirit

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16 Colombia

They played amazingly this last FIFA without there best player, they'll surely win this coming next one.

Young talents maturing on their new teams, they'll learn a lot and win it for their country

James Rodriguez is the best and will surely lead Colombia to victory!

2014 no Falcao = quarter finals.
2018 with Falcao (with similar amazing team) = at least semis

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17 Croatia

The team that played best football at the EURO2016 but at their own demise fell short against Portugal. If they have played their game that game they would have won the tournament. Amazing midfield and some of the most young talents in the world yet being introduced to the A team.

Croatia played really well at EURO 2016 but an unfortunate loss to Portugal 1-0 in extra time does not tell them to give up and they also have a lot of great players in there subs and starting 11 and I am Croatian so LET'S GO CROATIA!

They got two of the best kids in the world

We shall be victorious

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18 Russia

Personally, I think Russia will loose in the round of 16, nothing against them, but I don't think their good enough yet.

I'll be surprised if they get out of the group stages. Okay, they might get a fixed group like Brazil in 2014 (proven, look it up), but they'll still manage to mess it up

PUTIN probably will pay a lot of money to get the trophy

Maybe if they annex the Ukraine in time they have a reasonable chance of winning some games

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19 Ireland

I think Ireland will definitely qualify and have a good chance of making the semi final as they have some amazing young players. They beat Italy with an amazing goal in the euros they beat Germany in the euro qualifiers and they nearly defeated the euro 2016 hosts France when the got a goal in the first minutes of the game.

I don't want to hurt or offend Irish people but I doubt will they even qualify or not, But Ireland is now-a-days better Than England.

Ireland could possibly win but they have France and Portugal and Argentina in their way

Great team

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20 Bahamas

I did not know they played soccer

The Bahamas national side would be mad to leave the Bahamas, it's so nice there! No one leaves the Bahamas

They will pull through clutch and win

What are the "Bahamas"

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