2014 FIFA World Cup Features Usual Favorites, New Surprises (Video)

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is finally here.

The soccer showdown in Brazil brings the usual powerhouses – including the host country, Argentina, Spain and Portugal — together with some dark horses to compete for the holy grail of soccer trophies.

But who will be come out on top?

Many think Brazil will add to its record number of victories by earning its sixth World Cup win, but not everyone is so sure.

Check out NESN.com soccer editor Marcus Kwesi O’Mard’s analysis in the video above.