We might be witnessing the last Confederations Cup in history.
According to the various sources from the head of FIFA, this prestigious competition could be removed from the calendar of their events in the upcoming years.
The reasons are various. From low interest of the fans, overloading of the players, high expenses, etc.
This is why we are going to turn our attention to this specific tournament, and to at least have a proper farewell with one of the most romantic football competitions.
Russia as the host of the World Cup organizes the final test before the start of the most popular contest on the planet.
From tomorrow until the 2nd of July, six champions of their continents, along with the World champions and the hosts are going to put an interesting show and try to win the trophy.
Germany (World Champion), Portugal (European Champion), Australia (Asian Football Federation Champion), Cameroon (African Cup of Nations Champion), Mexico (CONCACAF Champion), Chile (South American Champion), New Zealand (Oceania Champion) and Russia as the hosts, are the participants.
The biggest favorites are, of course, Germany and Portugal, with a little note that the Germans will be in the combined team. Joakim Loev decided to rest some valuable players after the long and hard season. But even in this shape, die Mannschaft are one of the strongest sides in the whole world.
They have a unique system, where every player knows his obligations. It is easy for the newcomers to adapt, so we do not think that there will be some difficulties for them.
Meanwhile, the Portuguese selection is coming to Russia at full speed and with the best possible team. Cristiano Ronaldo will be the leader of this squad, and he will be looking for to add another trophy to his already rich collection.
Winning the European championship in France boosted the morale of this generations, and finally, they received some credit and respect. After many obstacles, Ronaldo, Quaresma, and the rest of that group, which is together for the last decade, managed to get a hold on some silverware.
They are not going to stop now, and Confederations Cup represents a perfect target for them.
Chile is a possible surprise of the tournament. Juan Antonio Pizzi’s side has a lot of quality, in spite the results in the recent times. La Roja knows to play on the result, and when we come to the field of tactics, they are masterful. Alexis Sanchez is a sole leader of this team, and Arsenal flamboyant forward is looking to explode in Russia.
Regarding other teams, Mexico cold makes life worse for some of their opponents, as always. They are sophisticated side, who can perform amazing counter-attacks. Cameroon will wait for a chance to surprise, same as Australia, while New Zealand came here to see where they stay in comparing
to the other powerhouses of world football.
The hosts, Russia Sbornaya, is still building the team for the upcoming spectacle, and this contest comes handy in testing their current strength.
This is a quick overview of the Confederations Cup. Do not miss this event, and follow us for more exciting news.