The 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals will take place in 11 different cities across Russia and will commence on June 14, 2018.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is set to commence June 14, and the field is set.
The draw for the competition took place on Dec. 1, 2017 after Peru topped New Zealand in an intercontinental playoff to complete the field of 32 and return to its first World Cup since 1982.
Germany, France, Spain and Brazil are among the teams that qualified for the World Cup are the favorites to win it all, while Chile, Italy, the Netherlands and the United States were among those who faced heartbreak and failed to secure a spot in Russia.
A full list of qualifiers for the 21st FIFA World Cup can be found below:
Qualified: Russia (host), Belgium, Germany, England, Spain, Poland, Iceland, Serbia, France, Portugal, Switzerland, Croatia, Sweden, Denmark
Among the Eliminated: Czech Republic, Norway, Israel, Hungary, Turkey, Ukraine, Netherlands, Greece, Italy, Ireland
Qualified: Iran, South Korea, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Australia
Among the Eliminated: Uzbekistan, China, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Thailand, Qatar, Syria
Qualified: Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco
Among the Eliminated: Cameroon, Algeria, Guinea, Libya, Congo, Zambia, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa
CONCACAF (North America)
Qualified: Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
Among the Eliminated: United States, Canada, Honduras, El Salvador, Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti, Jamaica, Guatemala
CONMEBOL (South America)
Qualified: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia, Peru
Among the Eliminated: Bolivia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Chile, Paraguay
Among the Eliminated: New Zealand, Solomon Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, Tahiti, Papua New Guinea