The 2014 FIFA World Cup will soon kick off in Brazil, but which nation will emerge victorious?

Will holders Spain secure back to back titles? Will Argentina's Messi, Aguero and Higuain out-score all opposition? Will the Germans finally stop being the bridesmaids and become the brides? Or will Brazil triumph for the sixth time in front of their home fans?

Chief sports reporter Nick Howson and European football correspondent Eduardo Fernandez-Abascal pick their favourites for the tournament, the potential dark horses to watch out for, and which player will walk off with the Golden Boot.