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The one player you need to know from every country competing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Business Insider Logo By Alan Dawson of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 33: World Cup 2018: Everything you need to know about all 32 teams competing for the biggest prize in footballFrom $950,000 to $220 million: The most valuable player for every team at the 2018 World CupThe one player you need to know from every country competing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia kicks off in a matter of days and will likely be one of the most-watched sports competition on the planet.

France, Brazil, and Argentina are among the favourites to win the tournament with players like Antoine Griezmann, Neymar, and Lionel Messi expected to excel.

But those nations are far from reliant on just one player and it takes a team effort for a single country to lift the World Cup trophy when the competition finishes on July 15.

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For that reason, we've collected a list of one player you really need to know from every nation in the tournament.

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