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Alec Kleyer

Alec Kleyer is a second year student at Macaulay Honors College. He's played, watched, analyzed soccer/futbol most of his life. Visit his blog at knlsoccer.com for soccer news outside of the World Cup!

1. Germany 

Germany are far and away the best team in the tournament right now. They are unstoppable. They have proved that even against the best they show no mercy. A 7 to 1 thrashing of host country Brazil placed Germany way up top as the number one team.

Their offense is flourishing. They have scored the most goals this tournament and boast the highest shot on goal per total shot percentage out of all 32 teams.

They have been second best with completing passes and are tied with Argentina for keeping the most possession.

Manuel Neuer has also been extremely solid in net, coming up with 24 saves the entire tournament. This is only second to Tim Howard with 28 saves.

Goals Scored: 17 (1st)

Goals Conceded: 4 (9th)

Completed Passes: 82% (2nd)

Attacks: 250 (4th)

Shot on goal per total shots: 73% (1st)

Possession: 58% (1st)

Completed Clearances: 85% (13th)

Saves: 24 (2nd)