With the 2014 World Cup finally underway, group games will come thick and fast over the next two weeks, and Bleacher Report will be on hand to cover every single one of them.
Ahead of each game day, we’ll be taking a close look at three players who could take centre stage and grab all of the headlines.
Day 2 begins with Group A foes Mexico and Cameroon squaring off in Natal at the Estadio das Dunas.
Elsewhere, Group B springs into life with holders Spain going head-to-head with Holland at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. Finally, Chile take on Australia in Cuiaba at the Arena Pantanal.
So, as the action heats up, and ahead of some mouthwatering fixtures, here are our three players to look out for on Friday.