The best player for all 32 teams at the World Cup according to Football Manager

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These are the best players for each team at the World Cup, according to the latest app from the team behind Football Manager

Everyone knows that Neymar can dribble, nobody would want to get on the bad side of Sergio Ramos and Lionel Messi is Argentina's best player, but with 32 teams at this year's World Cup, impressing your friends down the pub with your football insight has become harder than ever.

To help, the team behind Football Manager have released an app, FMdB, powered by Football Manager, which includes data on more than 400,000 players from across the world of football, giving fans a quick guide to their ability, potential, contract details and position. Fans can also keep tabs on the players who are making the headlines with the app’s ‘Trending’ section and share player profiles with friends via social media.

For those who subscribe to the app, there is additional information about each players’ attributes, career history and more.

Miles Jacobson, Sports Interactive’s Studio Director said: “FMdB is the ultimate football knowledge app, essential for the info that you need ahead of what promises to be a fantastic summer of football and beyond. If you’re unsure how good the player is playing at right-back, or who the midfielder is your team is looking at in the transfer window, FMdB gives you that info at the press of a button – it’s time to be properly ITK.”

Further updates to FMdB are planned over the coming weeks and months into the start of the European football season.

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FMdB is available immediately as a free download on the App Store and will be available on Google Play in the near future.

To test out FMdB, we've gone through and found the highest-rated players for all 32 teams at the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Team Player FMdB Rating
Argentina Lionel Messi 97
Australia Aaron Mooy 71
Belgium Kevin De Bruyne 91
Brazil Neymar 95
Colombia James Rodriguez 83
Costa Rica Keylor Navas 81
Croatia Luka Modric 89
Denmark Christian Eriksen 82
Egypt Mohamed Salah 86
England Harry Kane 89
France Antoine Griezmann 88
Germany Manuel Neuer 95
Iceland Johann Berg Gudmundsson  71
Iran Alireza Jahanbakhsh 67
Japan Shinji Kagawa 75
Mexico Carlos Vela 74
Morocco Hakim Ziyech 74
Nigeria Victor Moses 73
Panama Luis Tejada 63
Peru Jefferson Farfan and Raul Ruidiaz 71
Poland Robert Lewandowski 89
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 97
Russia Mario Fernandes 73
Saudi Arabia Fahad Al-Muwallad 60
Senegal Sadio Mane 81
Serbia Nemanja Matic and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic 78
South Korea Heung-Min Son 77
Spain David De Gea 90
Sweden Emil Forsberg 76
Switzerland Ricardo Rodriguez and Granit Xhaka 73
Tunisia Yohan Benalouane 67
Uruguay Luis Suarez 84