Throughout the history of the World Cup, there have been many famous numbers sevens that have graced the game with their skill and have carved a place for themselves into the history of the tournament.
You can read RealSport’s best number eights feature HERE.
Alexander Shevchenko, Garrincha and Luis Figo to name a few.
These were players that possessed the natural ability to dribble at full-speed, trick you with a dazzling array of skills, and run rings around you, all at once.
Though of a different generation and not in the same mould of those in World Cups gone by, the number sevens -or, more simply, wide players- on show this summer in Russia have proved that they are just as entertaining to watch, and are just as capable of putting on a good show.
Here are the five best going to Russia.