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World Cup Watch: Blasts from the past


In anticipation of the World Cup, The Independent is running down the key people and factors to keep an eye out for in South Africa with our World Cup Watch series.

From free-kick takers to WAGs, blasts from the past to the youngsters, we'll have it all covered before things kick-off in Johannesburg.

Here, we take a look at the blasts from the past. These are the cult heroes whom you could be forgiven for thinking had retired. But instead of kicking back on a beach, they'll be taking centre stage in South Africa.