Why Arsenal's World Cup Record Just Got Broken

15. David Silva (Spain)

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At 32, David Silva alights on Russian soil a mature yet supremely sophisticated vintage. Like Italian moped drivers, Silva is able to find space where it doesn't appear to exist, bamboozling despairing Premier League defenders in the process. The Spaniard was named in the PFA Team of the Year for 2018, putting in world class performances in spite of the personal strife of his son Mateo's premature birth in January.

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Benjamin was born in 1987, and is still not dead. He variously enjoys classical music, old-school adventure games (they're not dead), and walks on the beach (albeit short - asthma, you know). He's currently trying to compile a comprehensive history of video game music, yet denies accusations that he purposefully targets niche audiences. He's often wrong about these things.