5 Biggest Rivalries We Might See Play out in World Cup Group Stage Draw

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5 Biggest Rivalries We Might See Play out in World Cup Group Stage Draw
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If you thought the buildup to the 2014 World Cup had already reached fever pitch, then it's about to get a whole lot more intense.

Friday will see the draw for the group stages made in Brazil, with plenty of mouthwatering ties set to be picked out of the hat. But what are the biggest rivalries we could see?

The placing of teams in various pots from which they cannot be drawn against each other has robbed us of the possibility of plenty of terrific rivalries, with Brazil and Argentina, USA and Mexico and the Netherlands and Portugal (remember this?) not allowed to face each other until the knockout stages at the earliest, but who could play each other from the outset?

Here, we've looked through the pots and picked out five potential ties that could have the world watching.

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