The greatest show on earth is nearly upon us, folks. Expect drama, flair, skill and an undoubted amount of tears. For the as-of-yet uninitiated, the World Cup will comprise of eight groups, with four teams in each - totaling 32 nations.

Team previews:

Betting odds:

Have a go at picking your greatest World Cup XI:

So - who are you supporting? Who do you think will win? How will the groups pan out? Who'll be the stars and who will flop?

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