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See the 32 Teams that Have Qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia

A list of the 32 teams that have qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia have been revealed as Peru clinched the last qualification ticket.
Joyous Peru players: now bound for Russia World Cup

Peru became the last country to secure qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russia by beating New Zealand yesterday night.

Here is a list of the 32 countries to play in the World Cup 2018

1. Russia: The hosts qualified when they won the chance to host the competition back in Dec 2010.

2. Brazil: CONMEBOL round robin winners, qualified way back on March 28, 2017

3. Iran: AFC third round group A winners

4. Japan: AFC third round group B winners

5. South Korea: Runners-up to Iran in Group A

6. Saudi Arabia: Runners-up in Group B

7. Mexico: North and central America and Caribbean round 5 winners

8. Belgium: Uefa group H winners (first European team) who qualified on Sept 3

9. Germany: Sealed their place as Group C winners after beating Northern Ireland 3-1 in Belfast

10. England: Gareth Southgate's side beat Slovenia at Wembley to secure their spot in Russia as winners of Group F

11. Poland: Poland became to fourth European team to qualify having dropped points in just two games in Group E

12. Costa Rica: Reached their fourth World Cup finals with a game remaining from their CONCACAF qualification group

13. Nigeria: Became the first side from Africa to reach Russia and have now missed just one tournament – Germany 2006 – since first qualifying 1994

14. Egypt: Mohamed Salah scored twice to send the north Africans into their first finals since 1990

15. Iceland: Have qualified for their first ever World Cup, pipping Croatia to a guaranteed place in Russia

16. Serbia: Winners of Group D

17. Spain: The 2010 champions qualified as Group G winners finishing five points ahead of Italy

18. France: Qualified as winners of Group A

19. Portugal: Beat Switzerland in their final qualification game to reach next summer's finals

20. Panama: Reached their first World Cup after beating Costa Rica in the final group game of their qualification campaign

21. Argentina: Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick in his side's final qualification game to secure their place in the finals

22. Uruguay: Finished second to Brazil in their group to secure their place in the finals

23. Colombia: Took the fourth and final automatic qualification spot in the South American group

24. Senegal: CAF Group D winners

25. Morocco: CAF Group C winners

26. Tunisia: CAF Group A winners

27. Switzerland: Won two-leg play-off with Northern Ireland

28. Croatia: Won two-leg play-off with Greece

29. Sweden: Won two-leg play-off with Italy

30. Denmark - Won two-leg play-off with Republic of Ireland

31. Australia - Defeated Honduras in a two-leg play-off

32. Peru - Secured last place with victory over New Zealand in two-leg play-off

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