World Cup team of the group stage (1)

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The group stages of the World Cup in Brazil have been one of the most entertaining ever.

In all, a record 136 goals were scored in the group stage of the competition, beating the previous best from Korea/Japan in 2002 by six.

The tournament has seen a number of surprise results, not least Holland's 5-1 thrashing of Spain, which has also lead to some players excelling, who were perhaps not expected to do so.

The much-hyped stars such as Lionel Messi and Neymar have delivered, though, but who makes the team of the tournament so far?

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