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Latest update : 2014-06-12

Of the 32 nations competing at this year’s World Cup in Brazil, eight have already experienced the glory of winning football’s greatest honour, earning the right to display a star on their shirts for each time they have lifted the trophy.

Uruguay, Brazil, France, England, Argentina, Spain, Germany and Italy will all be hoping to add another star to their collection in Brazil. With the tournament about to get under way in Sao Paulo on Thursday, FRANCE 24 takes a look at the strengths and weaknesses of each of these former World Cup champions.

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Date created : 2014-06-12

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