Photo: Eduardo Verdugo (AP)

We’re nearly through one full cycle of World Cup group play, which means I have watched more soccer in the past four days than I had in the previous four years. And do I have takes. Here now, the teams that are clearly frauds and some others that might be.

Frauds

Spain
Brazil
Germany
Argentina
France

Not Frauds

Iran
Portugal
Mexico
Belgium

Might Be Frauds

Russia
Uruguay

Are England

England(?)