ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes face off as they give some of their own predictions ahead of the World Cup. World Cup fans in the United States looking for a team or player to root for in the 32-nation tournament are having a hard time picking a clear favorite.
With the U.S. missing out on the 2018 edition in Russia, participants in a recent SurveyMonkey poll veered equally toward cheering on Mexico, Brazil or Germany — with each earning 12 percent of the tally from those who said they will follow the World Cup or have paid attention to one in the past. One-time champion England (eight percent) and South…