Following the confirmation of each nation’s 23-man squad for the 2014 World Cup on Monday, here is a look at the teams who provide the most players.
German Bundesliga side Bayern Munich provide the most players at this year’s tournament. A total of 15 players from Pep Guardiola’s squad will be competing in Brazil this summer. Those players are as follows:
Mario Mandžukić (Croatia)
Arjen Robben (Netherlands)
Javi Martínez (Spain)
Franck Ribéry (France)
Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)
Manuel Neuer (Germany)
Bastian Schweinsteiger (Germany)
Thomas Müller (Germany)
Philipp Lahm (Germany)
Toni Kroos (Germany)
Mario Götze (Germany)
Jérôme Boateng (Germany)
Julian Green (USA)
Daniel Van Buyten (Belgium)
Note that Thiago Alcântara missed out on being include in the Spain squad due to injury!
Bayern Munich are closely following by Manchester United and Barcelona with 14 and 13 players respectively.
The top 21 teams are as follows:
There are five teams in England with at least 10 players competing in this summer’s tournament – more than any other nation.
England is also the nation with the most players competing in the 2014 World Cup coming from their league system.