We have got the best 32 teams for the FIFA World Cup 2018. 31 teams qualified via qualifiers, while Russia qualified as hosts. From all 211 FIFA Football teams, only 32 teams will play the biggest Football competition on the planet to be held in Russia in 2018. Maximum 14 countries from UEFA [Europe] Confederation qualified, more than any other Confederation. No team managed to qualify from OFC [Oceania] Confederation. Brace yourself for all qualified teams of this upcoming World Cup.
Out of 32 teams, 20 qualified teams made consecutive appearances after playing the last edition in 2014. There are two teams called Iceland and Panama who will play the tournament for the first time.
List of all 32 FIFA World Cup 2018 qualified teams
The 21st edition of FIFA World Cup is set to begin from 14 June 2018 in Russia. All finalists have got their group rivals and the stage is all set. World Champions Germany, Brazil, Belgium, England, Spain qualified as group winners and are one of the strongest competitors of the tournament. Iceland and Panama are the two teams that qualified for World Cup for the first time.
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On 2nd December 2010, Russia became the host nation of the World Cup and became first qualified team automatically. Brazil became the first country which qualified for the finals through the qualification process. On 28th March 2017, Brazil registered themselves as a second qualified team as CONMEBOL winners. This is the 21st appearance in Football World Cup which is a World record.
|Qualified team||Qualified as||Qualification Date||Appearance||Last Appearance|
|Russia||Hosts||2 Dec 2010||11th||2014|
|Brazil||CONMEBOL winners||28 Mar 2017||21st||2014|
|Iran||AFC 3rd Round GA winners||12 June 2017||5th||2014|
|Japan||AFC 3rd Round GB Winners||31 Aug 2017||6th||2014|
|Mexico||CONCACAF 5th Round Winners||1 Sep 2017||16th||2014|
|Belgium||UEFA GH winners||3 Sep 2017||13th||2014|
|South Korea||AFC 3rd Round GA runners-up||5 Sep 2017||10th||2014|
|Saudi Arabia||AFC 3rd Round GB runners-up||5 Sep 2017||5th||2006|
|Germany||UEFA GC winners||5 Oct 2017||19th||2014|
|England||UEFA GF winners||5 Oct 2017||15th||2014|
|Spain||UEFA GG winners||6 Oct 2017||15th||2014|
|Nigeria||CAF 3rd Round GB winners||7 Oct 2017||6th||2014|
|Costa Rica||CONCACAF 5th Round runners-up||7 Oct 2017||5th||2014|
|Poland||UEFA GE winners||8 Oct 2017||8th||2006|
|Egypt||CAF Third Round GE winners||8 Oct 2017||3rd||1990|
|Iceland||UEFA GI winners||9 Oct 2017||1st||–|
|Serbia||UEFA GD winners||9 Oct 2017||12th||2010|
|Portugal||UEFA GB winners||10 Oct 2017||7th||2014|
|France||UEFA GA winners||10 Oct 2017||15th||2014|
|Uruguay||CONMEBOL Round Robin runners-up||10 Oct 2017||13th||2014|
|Argentina||CONMEBOL Round Robin third place||10 Oct 2017||17th||2014|
|Colombia||CONMEBOL Round Robin fourth place||10 Oct 2017||6th||2014|
|Panama||CONCACAF 5th Round 3 place||10 Oct 2017||1st||–|
|Senegal||CAF 3rd Round GD winners||10 Nov 2017||2nd||2002|
|Morocco||CAF 3rd Round GC winners||11 Nov 2017||5th||1998|
|Tunisia||CAF 3rd Round GA winners||11 Nov 2017||5th||2006|
|Switzerland||UEFA 2nd round winners||12 Nov 2017||11th||2014|
|Croatia||UEFA 2nd Round winners||12 Nov 2017||5th||2014|
|Sweden||UEFA 2nd Round winners||13 Nov 2017||12th||2006|
|Denmark||UEFA 2nd Round winners||14 Nov 2017||5th||2010|
|Australia||CONCACAF v AFC play-off winners||15 Nov 2017||5th||2014|
|Peru||OFC v CONMEBOL play-off winners||15 Nov 2017||5th||1982|
Do you know?
- Iceland is the smallest country of all qualified teams in terms of population. As on 31 March 2018, the total population of Iceland was 350,710.
- Peru qualified for World Cup after a gap of 36 years.
So these are the qualified teams of 2018 Football World Cup. Which team are you supporting in this mega event?