Russia look to history for World Cup inspiration

As BBC Sport counts down to the World Cup finals, we take an in-depth look at some of the issues facing the teams and the nations competing in Russia

The hosts have slipped down to 70th in the Fifa world rankings, but can history inspire the side to upset the odds at a home World Cup finals?

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