The best 2018 World Cup player for every shirt number in Russia

first_imgOne of the best things about the World Cup is that it features no ridiculous shirt numbers.As part of the rules, every team’s 23-man squad must be numbered from 1-23.For this reason talkSPORT.com has decided to pick the best player who will be wearing each number at the tournament in Russia.There’s no debate about who the best number seven is, but most other shirts are up for grabs.1. David De Gea (Spain) 5. Sergio Busquets (Spain) 19. Sergio Aguero (Argentina) 2. Toby Alderweireld (Belgium) 23 23 12. Marcelo (Brazil) 22. Isco (Spain) 3. Gerard Pique (Spain) 23 20. Roberto Firmino (Brazil) 23 9. Robert Lewandowski (Poland) 23 23 23 23 13. N’Golo Kante (France) 23 23 18. Joshua Kimmich (Germany) 4. Raphael Varane (France) 15. Sergio Ramos (Spain) 23center_img 7. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 23. Davinson Sanchez (Colombia) 14. Cesar Azpilicueta (Spain) 16. Antonio Rudiger (Germany) 17. Fernandinho (Brazil) 23 11. Philippe Coutinho (Brazil) 23 23 23 8. Toni Kroos (Germany) 23 23 23 6. Andres Iniesta (Spain) 23 21. Edinson Cavani (Uruguay) 23 23 23 10. Lionel Messi (Argentina) 23last_img read more