OK, folks, we are almost there now. With the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals kicking off in Brazil next Thursday, we take a look at who each country’s most important player will be at this summer’s global showpiece event.
In other words, we are talking about the equivalent in American football of the Most Valuable Player (MVP), as opposed to simply the best player in a team. This very often reflects as an underrated performer whose value goes undetected.
On that basis, and using stats provided by respective website www.transfermarkt.co.uk, this slideshow will look at each competing nation’s MVP heading into this month’s much-anticipated competition.