Welcome back to the Footballwood where you’ll get the list of all 32 captains of National Football teams competing in the 2018 Russia Football World Cup. Every player has his role but there is one player who is responsible for everything that happens on the pitch and that player is the captain. He has a huge responsibility on his shoulders with enormous pressure. A captain has to go through every hurdle to prove his worth to his team. FIFA World Cup 2018 will shape every captain. Of course, there will be 32 leaders in the tournament but only one will get his hands on the trophy.
FIFA World Cup 2018 All 32 Captains
Starting with defending champions Germany, Manuel Neuer is the current captain of Die Mannschaft. He has been in charge since 2016. As the player was not included in FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, Julian Draxler took his place and won the title last year.
The Golden Ball winner of last World Cup edition, Lionel Messi is the current captain of Argentina Football team. He also the all-time goal scorer of AFA. Under his captain, Argentina played three finals in major competitions which are FIFA World Cup 2014, Copa America 2015, 2016.
Spain are one of the favorites of the competition whose captain is Sergio Ramos. He replaced Iker Casillas in 2016 as the captain and since then he is leading the Spanish side. Spain played a number of games under his captaincy but this is Ramos’s first World Cup as a captain. It’ll be interesting to see how they’ll react in the 21st edition. Check out the players who’ll wear the captain’s armband.
|Group A Captains|
|Russia||Igor Akinfeev||CSKA Moscow|
|Saudi Arabia||Osama Hawsawi||Al-Hilal|
|Egypt||Essam El Hadary||Al-Taawoun|
|Uruguay||Diego Godin||Atletico Madrid|
|Group B Captains|
|Portugal||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid|
|Spain||Sergio Ramos||Real Madrid|
|Iran||Masoud Shojaei||AEK Athens|
|Group C Captains|
|France||Hugo Lloris||Tottenham Hotspur|
|Australia||Mile Jedinak||Aston Villa|
|Peru||Alberto Rodriguez||Atletico Junior|
|Group D Captains|
|Iceland||Aron Gunnarsson||Cardiff City|
|Croatia||Luka Modric||Real Madrid|
|Nigeria||John Obi Mikel||Tianjin TEDA|
|Group E Captains|
|Costa Rica||Bryan Ruiz||Sporting CP|
|Group F Captains|
|Germany||Manuel Neuer||Bayern Munich|
|Sweden||Andreas Granqvist||Helsingborgs IF|
|South Korea||Ki Sung-Yueng||Sunderland [loan]|
|Group G Captains|
|Panama||Roman Torres||Seattle Sounders FC|
|Group H Captains|
|Poland||Robert Lewandowski||Bayern Munich|
|Senegal||Cheikhou Kouyate||West Ham United|
|Colombia||Radamel Falcao||Chelsea [loan]|
|Japan||Makoto Hasebe||Eintracht Frankfurt|
So these are the captains of each and every Football team playing in the Football World Cup 2018. Is your favorite wearing the armband in this competition? Have your say in the comment section below.