"We [Germany Football Team - Die Mannschaft] are not the clear favourites. France, Brazil and Spain are all ahead of us and Argentina are more or less the dark horses of the tournament."
Do you agree with 1990 #WorldCup winner Thomas Berthold
Read our exclusive interview with the former centre-half
In a ‘team talk’ given as if the players were about to emerge from the tunnel, some of the coaching staff of the teams who will be in Russia, have given important advice to the lucky fans that will follow – and be a part of – all the action.
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Paul Gascoigne lit up the 1990 #WorldCup with some superb performances - and a memorable show of emotion in the Three Lions' semi-final defeat to Germany.
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#OnThisDay in 1958, Pelé scored the winning goal in Brazil's quarter-final against Wales. At 17 years and 239 days, the Confederação Brasileira de Futebol legend is the youngest player to have ever scored at the FIFA World Cup