7 National Team That Are Overloaded in One Position

(L to R) Paul Pogba, Lassana Diarra and Eliaquim Mangala of France line up for the national anthem prior to the International Friendly match between England and France at Wembley Stadium...

When a club side inadvertently becomes overloaded in a specific position, say at centre-back, but has very little in the way of firepower up front, it is only natural that they may look to offload their third or fourth choice central defender and strengthen in attacking areas in the transfer market. National teams have no such luxury, however. Within the weird and wonderful world of international football, you have a pool of players that only alters as youngsters break through into the game and others retire.