ASSIGNMENT:

Pick your world football dream team

Last updated 08:00 12/06/2014
Zinedine Zidane
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After four long years, the wait is over and the world's biggest sporting event is finally upon us.

In the interests of celebrating the beautiful game, not to mention sparking some vigorous debate in the process, we'd like you to take a walk down memory lane and select your ultimate Football World Cup XI.

Over the years, the football field has been graced by some of the game's true icons.

Think World Cups and names like Pelé and Diego Maradona spring immediately to mind.

But do you have room in your side for the other greats like Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Bobby Moore and Ferenc Puskás?

What about Lionel Messi, Jurgen Klinsmann, Paul Gascoigne or the man who dished out the most infamous head butt in history, Zinedine Zidane?

But don't forget that defensive colossus Ryan Nelsen? Okay, maybe we wouldn't go that far.

Pick your own World XI and provide analysis of your selections by hitting the big green button below.

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