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2018 FIFA World Cup All 32 Team Captains Of National Teams

FIFA World Cup 2018 All 32 Captains

Welcome back to the World Cup Updates where you will get the list of all 32 captains of National Football teams competing in the 2018 Russia Football World Cup. Every player has his role but there is one player who is responsible for everything that happens on the pitch and that player is the captain. He has a huge responsibility on his shoulders with enormous pressure. A captain has to go through every hurdle to prove his worth to his team. FIFA World Cup 2018 will shape every captain. Of course, there will be 32 leaders in the tournament but only one will get his hands on the trophy.

The Golden Ball winner of last World Cup edition, Lionel Messi is the current captain of Argentina Football team. He also the all-time goal scorer of AFA. Under his captain, Argentina played three finals in major competitions which are FIFA World Cup 2014, Copa America 2015, 2016.

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Spain are one of the favorites of the competition whose captain is Sergio Ramos. He replaced Iker Casillas in 2016 as the captain and since then he is leading the Spanish side. Spain played a number of games under his captaincy but this is Ramos’s first World Cup as a captain. It’ll be interesting to see how they’ll react in the 21st edition. Check out the players who’ll wear the captain’s armband.

National Team Captain Club
Group A Captains
Russia Igor Akinfeev CSKA Moscow
Saudi Arabia Osama Hawsawi Al-Hilal
Egypt Essam El Hadary Al-Taawoun
Uruguay Diego Godin Atletico Madrid
Group B Captains
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid
Spain Sergio Ramos Real Madrid
Morocco Medhi Benatia Juventus
Iran Masoud Shojaei AEK Athens
Group C Captains
France Hugo Lloris Tottenham Hotspur
Australia Mile Jedinak Aston Villa
Peru Alberto Rodriguez Atletico Junior
Denmark Simon Kjaer Sevilla
Group D Captains
Argentina Lionel Messi Barcelona
Iceland Aron Gunnarsson Cardiff City
Croatia Luka Modric Real Madrid
Nigeria John Obi Mikel Tianjin TEDA
Group E Captains
Brazil TBD TBD
Switzerland Stephan Lichsteiner Juventus
Costa Rica Bryan Ruiz Sporting CP
Serbia Aleksandar Kolarov Roma
Group F Captains
Germany Manuel Neuer Bayern Munich
Mexico Andres Guardado Betis
Sweden Andreas Granqvist Helsingborgs IF
South Korea Ki Sung-Yueng Sunderland [loan]
Group G Captains
Belgium Eden Hazard Chelsea
Panama Roman Torres Seattle Sounders FC
Tunisia Aymen Mathlouthi Al-Batin
England Harry Kane England
Group H Captains
Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich
Senegal Cheikhou Kouyate West Ham United
Colombia Radamel Falcao Chelsea [loan]
Japan Makoto Hasebe Eintracht Frankfurt
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So these are the captains of each and every Football team playing in the Football World Cup 2018. Is your favorite wearing the armband in this competition? Have your say in the comment section below.

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Scott Staffin will manage the editorial section in Scott is a passionate soccer blogger from the United States. He is also a football player and a diehard fan of Argentina.