News 25 Sep 2020 5:22 PM +00:00

World Cup 2018: Five best number sevens going to Russia

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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.

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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.

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