THE HEAT IS ON
Ghana probably became most people's second-favourite team during the 2010 World Cup after their journey to the quarter-finals captured the imagination of football fans around the globe
But this summer there will be new levels of expectation and the African nation have been drawn in 2014's Group of Death. Asamoah Gyan discusses pressure, memories and familiar foes
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We all know the teams, players and managers who will be lighting up the World Cup this summer but where will the action be taking place?
Check out our guide to the places to be in Brazil with all the fixtures, dates and times of the games at the specific stadiums.
One to watch
No.20 - David Silva
Another midfield magician looking to fight his way into the Spain starting XI and based on his Manchester City form, Vicente Del Bosque would be a brave man to omit him - even if the replacements aren't likely to be too bad. Silva does his best work centrally, between the lines.
Who to follow
No.20 - @Toure_yaya42
Unlike many other of the world's top footballers, Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure's twitter is certainly interesting - as the past few days have proved. The Premier League champion will surely not be boring during the World Cup finals.
World Cup greats
No.20 - Ronaldinho
The two-time World Footballer of the Year was one of the stars of the Brazilian team that won the 2002 World Cup. He scored twice in the tournament, including the free-kick that deceived David Seaman and knocked England out at the quarter-final stage.