Leona Goretzka

World Cup News: 6 Young Player To Keep An Eye On World Cup Russia 2018


With the World Cup approaching and having only a few weeks to start, observed some players under-24 who could take the spotlight in the upcoming tournament.

Leona Goretzka of Germany- Germany are the favourites to win the World Cup trophy this summer, like what they did 4 years ago in Brazil.  Most of their strong players stayed remained in 2018, but they have been provided by some youngster with exceptional talent to play alongside with their team in the tournament. Having viewed as the future star he is compared to many talented players on their side and has been marked for the watch out.

Hirving Lozano  of Mexico – the man nicknamed ‘Chucky’ had an amazing experience in his debut season in European football which gave him 17 goals and assisting eight for Eredivisie outfit PSV. the young player does his best work when going onto flanks using his stronger right foot, while his agile movement makes him a weapon to cut through the team and do counter-attack. Not having seen in the higher position since 1994, El Tri has a clear goal for this summer and that is to show their appearance in a quarter final that can be helped by this young talented player.

Marco Asensio of Spain – having some impressive performance in their opening games against Turkey and Czech Republic, Spain  did an lasting impression at Euro 2016 and having a spot but beaten by Italy in the round of 16. There are much to improve in the squad but for the supervision of Julen Lopetegui, with Asensio one of the newcomers who has fresh experience has more talent to show and might give a twist for the Spain squad. The 22-year-old boy being a versatile forward who can play for a wide range, can make a big mark during the biggest tournament for this summer.

Samuel Umiti of France –Umiti had a great campaign at Barcelona, gaining a reputation as one of the best centre-backs in Europe. Transferred into France team for his debut in the international stage against Iceland at recent quarter-final stage of Euro 2016, the former Lyon man was having evidence of his performance this might be a big help for France to get a higher spot in the competition not mentioning the he is strong, uncanny and excellent in passing the ball to his teammates most of all to his parter Raphal Varane that might greatly affect the results of the tournament.

Frederico Valverde of Uruguay – Uruguay had pass through and made an evolution from the previous years, integrating a number of their under-20 into the senior side and having a position. This occurrence can be seen through aggressive plays and might well drive the team to have better performance with accurate passes and result to an interesting games.

Ruben Loftus- Cheek of England – the 22-year-old impressing the audience as well as the other players with his fluid touch, footwork and grace in the game on the match when England faced Germany. Having a height that is technically a gift is quite a tool for Loftus-Cheek which is 6ft 4in makes him a reliable player and also including his ability to play out wide or on the middle is another thing that should be watched out for during the World Cup Matches.

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