World Cup 2018: 5 days to go

Football: Five rising stars who could steal the show in Russia

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You know Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar. But who are the rising stars flying under the radar and could dazzle at the World Cup? The Straits Times correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz singles out five players who could make a name for themselves in Russia, and go on to achieve bigger things


SERGEJ MILINKOVIC-SAVIC. PHOTO: REUTERS

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2018, with the headline 'They could steal the show'. Print Edition | Subscribe