Guillermo Varela - Uruguay
First fixture: Croatia, 23 June
Sam Johnstone, Tom Thorpe
Larnell Cole - England
First fixture: Iraq, 23 June
Angelo Henriquez - Chile
First fixture: Egypt, 23 June
Sam Johnstone, Tom Thorpe and Larnell Cole will all wear the white of England in Group E, in which the Three Lions will come up against a Chile squad featuring Angelo Henriquez, while new-signing Guillermo Varela represents Uruguay in Group F.
Intriguingly, reigning champions Brazil failed to qualify and so their trophy is up for grabs. Here, we profile our five globe-trotting young Reds and assess their chances in the competition...
Guillermo Varela: Signed from Club Atlético Peñarol earlier this month, the speedy right-back could catch the eye of fans throughout the tournament. A regular starter for Uruguay, he should build on his nine caps against Group F opponents New Zealand, Croatia and Uzbekistan before hopefully