World Cup 2018 teams: The lowdown on who has qualified for Russia
Which countries have qualified?
- Russia: The hosts qualified when they won the chance to host the competition back in Dec 2010.
- Brazil: CONMEBOL round robin winners, qualified way back on March 28, 2017
- Iran: AFC third round group A winners
- Japan: AFC third round group B winners
- South Korea: Runners-up to Iran in Group A
- Saudi Arabia: Runners-up in Group B
- Mexico: North and central America and Caribbean round 5 winners
- Belgium: Uefa group H winners (first European team) who qualified on Sept 3
- Germany: Sealed their place as Group C winners after beating Northern Ireland 3-1 in Belfast