Andres Iniesta 2010
15 June 2018
Vicente del Bosque's men were shaken up by their opening-game defeat to Switzerland – but clear minds and cool heads saw them through to a masterful triumph in South Africa
Fabio Cannavaro 2006
14 June 2018
Despite being engulfed by scandal, Italy emerged victorious in 2006 – and their captain went down in history
Zinedine Zidane 1998 trophy
13 June 2018
He started slowly in this tournament, and the red mist descended once again – but, as he would do again after, saved his most decisive contributions for the final 
Baggio Brazil USA 94
12 June 2018
It wasn't quite the kick that killed a career, but there was no coming back from shootout heartbreak for the Divine Ponytail – who still can't shake the feeling today
Paul Gascoigne Italia 90
11 June 2018
Gazza's professional career lasted from 1985 to 2005, but he will always be remembered for one month in mid-1990
Socrates World Cup 1982
8 June 2018
The great icon of Brazilian football never went beyond a World Cup quarter-final... but that was never his priority
Mario Kempes 1978
7 June 2018
Argentina's 1978 World Cup win was played out on a backdrop of military terror, but their star striker and his team-mates fought – and angled – their way to victory amid the horror
Cruyff, Beckenbauer 1974
6 June 2018
Rarely do the two best player's face each other in a World Cup final; they did in 1974, though...
Geoff Hurst
5 June 2018
England's enduring triumph might have been different had it not been for an untimely injury to Jimmy Greaves. Steve Morgan remembers Ramsey's immortals of '66
Pepe 1958
4 June 2018
The Seleção's boy king conquered the world in Sweden – but only after some pre-tournament guff from within his own country's ranks

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