Things are hotting up ahead of the big event this summer and anticipation is reaching fever pitch. To help determine which team might shake things up in the tournament we’ve dived into the data to discover the most improved international teams over the past 20 years.
Select the team to find out how they have changed since 1998, from matches played and won, to total transfer value and goals. Plus, our league table will show you how each team in this year’s competition fared – so you can see who might be soaring and scoring this year.
The number of goals scored in tournaments by the chosen teams from 1998 vs 2014
The number of current Twitter followers per head of overall population.
The number of matches played in the 1998 tournament, in comparison to the 2014 tournament.
The number of matches won in the 1998 tournament, in comparison to the 2014 tournament.
The change in total transfer value of a national team since the 1998 to the 2014 tournament.
The below table is the overall league table based on the data above. The fewer points, the higher on the table.
Teams ranked on a points system, where each factor (i.e. number of wins) is rated at a maximum of 32 and a minimum of 1. These points are totaled to create the final league table.
Source: Data based on statistics from Twitter.com