Heavyweights prepare to do battle
August 14, 2008
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
Individually, players like Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi have done their bit to raise the glamour level of the competition, but it has also been lesser known players like Italy's Sebastian Giovinco and the aforementioned Gervinho from the Ivory Coast who have added some sparkle.
From a team standpoint, there have been ...