Playing Styles of World Cup Favorites

As we get closer and closer to the start of the 2018 World Cup in June, it is important to know how each team is projected to fare and their methods for approaching the most important sporting event in the world. This page will give a look into the different playing styles of each region of the world and how they affect the way the games will be played. Each of the favorites to win the World Cup have their own unique style of play which are affected by the region they are from and the special players that they have on their team. Use the links below to navigate this page and learn more about the potential champions of the 2018 World Cup and how they play this beautiful game!

General Playing Styles

Regional Playing Styles

World Cup Favorites


Authors: Luke Berndt and Jake Seau

How to cite this article: “Playing Styles of World Cup Favorites,” Written by Luke Berndt and Jake Seau (2018) Soccer Politics Pages, Soccer Politics Blog, Duke University, (accessed on (date))