FIFA World Cup: Six centurions to watch

Each of these players has earned over 100 caps for their respective country and can be expected to put their experience to good use at the global showpiece.

Steven Gerrard (England)

At 33, Brazil 2014 looks likely to be the England captain's last World Cup.

Premier League and World Cup medals are the only pieces of silverware missing from the 108-time international's glittering trophy cabinet.

Expect Roy Hodgson to use Gerrard in a deep role in midfield, just as Brendan Rodgers has often done at Liverpool this season.

Gerrard has often lifted his club team-mates and will need to do the same at international level in a tough Group D, which includes Uruguay, Italy and Costa Rica.

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