6 World Football Games to Watch This Weekend

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6 World Football Games to Watch This Weekend
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This is the article that flies you around the world on a footballing odyssey, attempting to seek out the matches that matter this weekend.

We start in Germany, then take a short hop to England's northwest, where two historic heavyweights will come together with much to gain and two of the Premier League's most potent attacking talents at their behest.

From there we travel to Rome, as the battle for European qualification in Italy's Serie A enters the home stretch. Every three points are vital; every defeat a heavy blow in the quest to secure Europa League or Champions League football next season.

Then it's a long flight to Brazil, where one of the world's hottest teams should be in for a comfortable afternoon against a struggling opponent who've made defeat on the road a habit.

From Brazil, it's a trip north to MLS, before we conclude our dizzying journey close to where we started. FA Cup knockout football calls on Sunday, with two of England's biggest teams looking for a reason to be cheerful.

Here are my five games to watch...

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