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World Cups always provide an outsider, says Frey




The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup is around the corner and the usual suspects are favourites to clinch the coveted crown. Yet, for Sebastien Frey such tournament always brings about a few surprises and that is what makes it the biggest sporting event on the planet. Gianluca Lia writes'".

Sebastian Frey, the former Fiorentina and France goalkeeper, has identified traditional favourites Brazil and Germany for Cup glory, but still thinks there could be some surprise performers in the Russia 2018 tournament.
"I believe that Brazil, Germany, who I like a lot as a team, Spain and France can go all the way to lift the World Cup," Frey said during a short visit in Malta to commemorate Viola Club Malta's 50th anniversary.
"Nonetheless, I will be looking out for an outsider because this is what makes this tournament so special. In every edition there will be a nation which will defy the odds and become the favourite team of all neutral supporters."
One of the teams Frey thinks they could be outsiders are Egypt, due to the presence of Mohammed Salah in their roster.
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