Top 10 games of the group stage
While heroes, villains and legendary teams are made in the knockout stages of the World Cup, that doesn't stop the group phase from having its own set of endearing qualities. It's a period when even the wildest dreams seem possible, even for the tiniest of minnows. And there have been plenty of occasions when these supposed little fish have feasted on some of the bigger names.
It is this prospect of the unexpected that gives the tournament a different, though no less enticing, cadence in ...
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