With just 1 day to go before South Africa becomes the centre of the world for a month, there will be hundreds of previews, predictions and prophecies. Here’s another one, group by group.
Their record against the three sides they will face in the group of one defeat in 13 meetings should be good enough to see them through.
Watch out for: A helping hand
Star player: Frank Ribery; if it wasn’t for Ribery, the hand may never have even got the chance to interfere.
Surprise impact from: Yoann Gourcuff; Disappointing at Milan, has a chance to prove th...