There are only 2 clubs that have at least one player in every group going to the world cup in Russia 2018. Barcelona this season have remained unbeaten with just 9 matches to go as they strive to replicate the feat of Arsenal – the other team that also have at least one player in every group of the world cup. A look at the countries going to the Mundial in Russia shows that unlike Arsenal, Barcelona has a South American in their fold but no African (Arsenal has an African)
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The “troubler” of Uruguayan football Luis Suarez, the Barcelona superstar has been in the eye of the storm when representing his beloved country. Biting his way through to problems. Luis Suárez is synonymous with goals, scoring them and creating them. The Barça number 9 has a fighting quality that makes him a winner through and through. Uruguay will play alongside host Russia, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
The Spanish team have more than one Barcelona player, we have Pique, Iniesta to mention a few, Iniesta will lead his team just like he does at Barcelona. Andrés Iniesta is one of the players who has appeared most for the Club in its history. Elegant and modest, he is recognised as one of the best players in the world. Iniesta will adorn the Spanish shirt and go to war against Portugal in the Iberian matchup, they will also contend with Morocco and Iran.
Umtiti, Dembele are part of the French legion on their way to the World cup in Russia 2018. FC Barcelona paid a fortune to acquire the service of Dembele Ousmane, the French winger is one of most exciting dribblers in football and thrives on troubling rival defences both for club and country.
Lionel Messi the ultimate footballer and one of the greatest players in his generation will lead the Albecelestes of Argentina to try and replicate the feat of the great Diego Armanda Maradona. Leo Messi is technically perfect, he brings together unselfishness, pace, composure and goals to make him extra-terrestrial. He goes head to head against the ever bubbling Iceland, perennial world cup opponent Nigeria and the talented Croatia.
The next best thing after the poster boy of Brazilian football, joined Barcelona this season and together with Semedo, Paulinho will adorn the Brazillian jersey at this year’s Mundial in Russia. They will test their might against Switzerland, Serbia and Costa-Rica.Countinho.
Ter Stegen remains the German no 1 in the absence of their injured Manuel Neur. Barcelona’s numero uno is excellent with the ball at his feet, a player for the present and the future. He has been reassuring and outstanding for both club and country. In the group stage, Ters will try to stop Mexico, Sweden and South Korea.
Vermaelen is one of the members of the Belgium continent going to Russia. He was almost surplus to requirement at the Catalan club but as fate would have it, he remained at the club and can be said to be one of the mainstay at club. Belgium are in the same group alongside Panama, Tunisia and England.
The Centre back who stands out for his physical presence, being the tallest member of the squad, many might not know him but he is actually going to the world cup with Falcao and the rest of the Colombian gang. Colombia is in the same group as Poland,Senegal and Japan.
THE BIGGEST CLUB GOING TO THE WORLD CUP
For this Barcelona FC says they are the biggest club in the world because of a truth Arsenal has players in every group but we have more than one player from our team in in four of the eight groups. i.e. Group B, C,D,E,