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World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo tops list of top 50 players to look out for in Russia

The World Cup starts June 14, and although it is a team game, it's the individuals who will make their marks in Russia. USA TODAY Sports has assembled its list of the top 50 players for this year's World Cup, factoring in impact, form and potential for success. Second-most assists in the English Premier League, and a rising force for a new-look and stacked Germany team. Veteran goalkeeper will need to have a big tournament if the host nation is to progress deep. Don’t let that big, strong physique fool you, Hummels has plenty of style and guile to go with his strength. Frustrated at being used out of position by club side Juventus, will have more license in Russia. His main duty will be to create chances for Cristiano Ronaldo. Few are be ...