The 2014 World Cup draw on Friday has whetted the appetite for next summer's showpiece tournament in Brazil.

It no longer feels that far away – and, in just six months' time, we'll all be swamped by World Cup fever.

Who will be crowned World champions in Brazil? Will it be the host nation, Spain, Argentina or Germany? Who will be the surprise package? Can England get out of their tough-looking group?

All of these questions will be answered in due course – as too, will the Golden Boot award question.

Fortunately for us, though, the good guys at Opta have released their statistical predictions for who they believe are the most likely to win finish as the tournament's top scorer.

There are a few surprises in there – so have your say in the comments' section, whether you believe the list will prove to be accurate or not.

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