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Centre-back: Eder Alvarez Balanta | Colombia (River Plate)

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If you’re not yet familiar with the name Eder Alvarez Balanta, don’t worry because you certain will be after the 2014 World Cup finals - providing, of course, Colombia boss Jose Pekerman selects him in his final 23-man squad.

After winning his first international cap earlier this year, it seems certain that Alvarez Balanta will make the cut. He could prove to be the revelation of the tournament, too.

The 21-year-old was an instant hit with the River Plate faithful as soon as he burst onto the scene in 2012. He was even compared to the great Argentina legend - and River icon - Daniel Passarrella. For a youngster at River Plate, there can be no higher accolade.

Alvarez Balanta will be able to showcase his immense talent against Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan in the group stages.

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