14/05/2014 15:29 BST | Updated 14/05/2014 15:59 BST

World Cup 2014 Squads: Samir Nasri And Ashley Cole In Excluded XI

As Ashley Cole's omission proved, World Cup squad exclusions are more newsworthy than inclusions.

France coach Didier Deschamps got in on the act on Tuesday as he overlooked Samir Nasri, much to his girlfriend's chagrin, while Argentina forward Carlos Tévez will not play at a third consecutive finals.

Here is the best coulda-shoulda XI not going to Brazil...

World Cup overlooked XI