Croatia might only be a country of just over 4 million people, but their stalwart central defender Dejan Lovren says their football team is packed with "big talent" who will punch above their weight in Russia.
Iceland became the darlings of world football when they secured a famous upset over England at the 2016 European Championships. Will Gylfi Sigurdsson and his team hold the form at this year's World Cup?
It was a moment that transcended sport as the victory was seen as a unifying symbol for the multicultural country. Two legends of France's 1998 World Cup team, Marcel Desailly and Robert Pires, reflect on what that win meant for the nation.