We’re one short year away from the moment the world gathers again to watch the biggest single-event sporting competition on earth, The World Cup. Set in beautiful Brazil, 32 teams will face off for the title at several different venues across the country over a period of one month.

This is like Christmas to all die-hard fans, but if you’re a new fan of the sport or just don’t want to watch baseball all summer, no worries. You can gain some insight into the event next summer with Pepsi.com's Top Five World Cup Players To Watch.