THE GOLDEN GENERATION
With the likes of Rio Ferdinand, David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Michael Owen in the squad, England travelled to the 2002 World Cup with plenty of optimism
Danny Mills recalls the disappointment of a quarter-final exit against Brazil and still believes they could have won the tournament
Why I Love the World Cup - Groves
George Groves tells Sky Sports why he loves the World Cup
The Sky Sports Scout has been keeping an eye on rising talent for several seasons, and has already found many players who have gone on to become big hits.
This will be no different at the World Cup and here, in association with Wyscout, the Scout looks at Uruguay's Jose Maria Gimenez.
One to watch
No.12 - Arturo Vidal
The Juventus powerhouse is set to be the main man for an exciting looking Chile side in Brazil and if he is on form then their chances of making an impression will b significantly increase. The epitome of a box-to-box midfielder, Vidal combines tenacious tackling and tireless running with passes and goals.
Who to follow
No.12 - @10Ronaldinho
That England generation of 2002 had their hearts broken by Ronaldinho and his looping free-kick, despite his later red card, as Brazil went on to victory. The two-time World Player of the Year will not be playing this summer but it will be a great opportunity to join his followers of already more than nine million.
World Cup greats
No.12 - Ferenc Puskas
One of football's all-time greats, Puskas was never truly able to live up to his billing at a World Cup. He scored four goals for Hungary, including one in the final, in the 1954 tournament but missed the quarter and semi-finals through injury. His second World Cup in 1962 ended at the group stages.