Fearless Forecast: World Cup Edition

Starting tomorrow and for the next couple of weeks, all eyes on planet Earth will turn to Russia to watch what country will be crowned world champions in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The guys at Golden Goal and Speedway Soccer podcast will be amongst the masses tuning in whenever we can to watch the best of the best face off for the chance at ultimate glory. In anticipation for this event, we’ve created a special edition of Fearless Forecast, where all of us have thrown in our predictions of what we think will happen during the tournament.

Do you agree with our predictions? Disagree? What do you think will happen? Let us know by tagging us on Twitter @GoldenGoalNash and @SoccerSpeedway.

Wes Boling, Golden Goal

Winner: Argentina

Runner-up: Belgium

Third place: Germany

Fourth place: France

Golden Boot: Lionel Messi

Golden Glove: Hugo Lloris

Golden Ball: Kevin De Bruyne

Crazy prediction: The quarterfinal consists entirely of teams from UEFA and CONMEBOL.

 

Glenn Judah, Golden Goal

Winner: Argentina

Runner-up: Brazil

Third place: Uruguay

Fourth place: Germany

Golden Boot: Lionel Messi

Golden Glove: Alisson

Golden Ball: Lionel Messi

Crazy prediction: The South American countries dominate their European counterparts.

 

Andy Simmons, Golden Goal

Winner: Germany

Runner-up: Belgium

Third place: Spain

Fourth place: France

Golden Boot: Romelu Lukaku

Golden Glove: David De Gea

Golden Ball: Thomas Muller

Crazy prediction: Egypt bounces Portugal in the knockout round, and Lebron James announces what NBA team he is heading to the day of the final.

 

Jonathan Slape, Speedway Soccer

Winner: France

Runner Up: Germany

Third place: Brazil

Fourth place: Argentina

Golden Boot: Timo Werner

Golden Glove: Alisson

Golden Ball: Kylian Mbappe

Crazy Prediction: Dark horse favorites Belgium get bounced in the round of 16 by Senegal.

 

Davey Shepard, Speedway Soccer

Winner: France

Runner Up: Germany

Third place: England

Fourth place: Spain

Golden Boot: Harry Kane

Golden Glove: David De Gea

Golden Ball: Kylian Mbappe

Crazy Prediction: Mexico beats Brazil soundly in the first knockout stage.

 

Ben Wright, Speedway Soccer

Winner: Germany

Runner-up:France

Third place: England

Fourth place: Spain

Golden Boot: Antoine Griezmann

Golden Glove: David De Gea

Golden Ball: Marco Reus

Crazy prediction: England will win their group and upset Brazil in the quarterfinals.

 

John Sloop, Speedway Soccer

Winner: Germany

Runner-up: Brazil

Third Place: France

Fourth Place: Spain

Golden Boot: Timo Werner

Golden Glove: David De Gea

Golden Ball: Neymar

Crazy Prediction: Despite knowing the least, Sloop wins the Golden Goal/Speedway Soccer pool by a landslide.

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