[post_page_title]England – World ranking, 13th[/post_page_title]
England will go into the tournament with quiet optimism. They won the World Cup back in 1966 but have failed to make a final since then. England can boast some of the top stars in the Premier League and will hope that striker Harry Kane can replicate his club form in Russia. Normally England fans expect their team to win the tournament, but expectations are much lower this year. That should allow the players to perform with less pressure than usual.
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