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.

Copyright 2015 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Activate

Latest Sports Video

More videos

Arizona basketball: On the road to Utah

Ryan and Zack weigh in on the Pac-12 showdown of the season. 



Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...