Russia football team was a biggest surprise in this competition - they won against Spain in round 16 and lose the battle in quarter-final against Croatia only after penalties.
Croatia was sensational too - they've reached a final. Luka Modric and other players had an amazing journey - it was first time, when Croatia reached the final in their history. They lost final match against France, but it was speculator performance by this team.
No one before the tournament could imagine that Croatia will reach a final. Nine teams in this World Cup had better odds won the competition than Croatia (33/1).
Champions France was one of the favorite to win World Cup (13/2), but, according betting odds, Spain, Germany and Brazil had better chance than France.
Germany had one of the worst World Cups in the country history - they lost two matches and finished a journey to another final after a group stage.
Germany had a very good odds before the tournament - 19\4 (4,75). Spain, who lost round 16 against Russia, had 6/1 chances to win.
Brazil was a favorite to win World Cup (9/2), but they lost quarter-final against Belgium.
Least chances to win a competition in Russia had Panama and Saudi Arabia - 1000/1.