Published On: Jun 12, 2018 11:20 PM IST

Less than 48 hours left for the biggest sporting event of the year

Football is undoubtedly the most followed sport in the world. The hype and intensity around the beautiful game reach new height during the FIFA men’s world cup and there are no second thoughts in it. Well, the biggest sporting event of the year is set to kickstart in less than 48 hours.

Russia will be hosting the FIFA world cup 2018 and the government has already made the necessary arrangements for the mega event. The iconic tournament will kickstart on June 14th and will go on till July 15th, where 32 teams will fight for the ultimate glory.

Brazil is the fans favorite as the Samba team have incredible talent in the form of Neymar, Coutinho, and Willian up their ranks. Current world champions. Germany recently received a jolt as their star midfielder, Mesut Ozil had to quit from the tournament as he picked up an injury in the training period.

On the other hand, France and Spain are looking to have their best shot at the trophy as their squads look lethal with an arsenal of world-class players. The fact that Iniesta will be playing his last world cup will inspire the men from Spain to shed extra sweat in order to bid a perfect farewell to arguably the best player the country has ever produced.

Messi, as many people claim, the greatest player the world has ever seen, is looking to lift the trophy in what could be his final shot at lifting an international trophy with the national team. However, the defensive woes of Argentina will only make things tougher for the little magician.

Well, there is not much time left for the adrenaline-pumping action and football fans around the world are hoping for a cracker of a tournament.