World Cup capsules

2014-06-08T00:00:00Z 2014-06-11T13:59:03Z World Cup capsulesBy Dave Ord Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 08, 2014 12:00 am  • 

ALGERIA

Population: 38 million (35th*)

Per capita: $7,600 (137th*)

Been there before: Three times

Pinnacle: First round

The Redeemer: Forward Islam Slimani

Fate in a tweet: After giving U.S. a scare in 2010, Algeria barely made it to Brazil. Expect the usual first-round exit.

*Note: World ranking shown in parentheses.

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