There is no shortage of star quality in Group D, and with Argentina present, you can guess who stands out most of all. But the talent is not merely confined to Argentina’s number 10 as across all four teams are players who could have a real impact this summer.
Each team in Group D (Argentina, Nigeria, Croatia and Iceland) has a standout player for whom the country will largely depend upon to guide them to success.
In what looks set to be one of the closest groups, these few game changers could make all the difference. Some of the names in this list are already household names, others have a chance to become one in Russia.
Here are some of the players who you may want to keep an eye on for a number of reasons. Some may prove to be match winners, others might go on to be their country’s unsung hero.
The World Cup provides players with the biggest platform of all to showcase their talents, and these 10 individuals all have what it takes to light up what promises to be a thrilling Group.