This is Panama

Panama have never managed to qualify for the World Cup, but that has now changed – and in dramatic fashion too – as a goal from captain Roman Torres sent the little guy to the biggest tournament in the world. Thanks to a surge of new talent, Panama qualified for the first time at the…

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This is Tunisia

The road to Russia Pretty straightforward, really. Tunisia topped African Qualifying Group A, ahead of DR Congo, Guinea, and Libya, ending the campaign unbeaten after winning four and drawing two. A draw away to DR Congo proved the pivotal match and result, with Tunisia coming back from 0-2 down with 13 minutes remaining to draw…

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This is England

Despite England’s historical roster having included superstars such as Gary Lineker, Michael Owen, Steven Gerrard, David Beckham, and Wayne Rooney, the national team hasn’t won the World Cup since 1966. Since then, England and its fans have experienced over a half-century of gut-wrenching disappointments – notable among these is the 2-1 defeat to Argentina in…

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This is Belgium

For perennial dark horses Belgium and their star-studded squad, it is time to break free from a heavy burden placed on them by the media and public, and do so for good. Having been built up as a nation that could potentially threaten the big boys in recent tournaments – before falling short of requirements…

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