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James Rodriguez’s volley against Uruguay in the 2014 World Cup was a particular highlight. Photo: Felipe Dana - Pool/Getty Images

Colombia 40-1 Poland 50-1 Senegal 150-1 Japan 200-1 The contenders Colombia lit up the tournament four years ago with James Rodriguez bursting onto (...)

Egyptian fans watch the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool in Cairo. Mohamed Salah suffered a  shoulder injury in the game that could limit his involvment in Russia. Photograph: Getty Images

Pélé tends to be the man most commonly associated with the prediction that an African country would win the World Cup by the end of the 20th century, (...)

Sadio Mane is the Senegal superstar as they head for just their second ever World Cup. Photo: Getty Images

Senegal (150-1) Who are they? Since their stunning World Cup debut in 2002, Senegal have failed to qualify for another tournament until now. They ha(...)