FIFA Confederations Cup: Under-the-Radar Players You Need to Know

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FIFA Confederations Cup: Under-the-Radar Players You Need to Know
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The Confederations Cup is fast approaching, with eight national teams set to battle for this summer’s most hotly-contested prize. Naturally, intrigue and speculation will predominantly surround the major teams and players featured—with Brazil and Neymar clearly primed to be show-stealers.

The lesser-known players also present a myriad of interests, and this article focuses on some of the stars who may be ‘under the radar’ going into the tournament—that is to say, who may not court major media attention, or whose identities may not be common knowledge to your casual football fan.

Doubtless, some of these stars will be the subject of transfer speculation this summer, and the Confederations Cup may provide an ideal window for you—and their prospective suitors—to learn a little more about some of world football’s lesser lights.

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