Updated: 22 November 2013 08:30 | By Francis Whittaker and Thomas Oakey, Ed Sol
World Cup 2014: The 32 qualified nations

The 32 sides who are assured of a spot in Brazil next summer

Neymar celebrates goal for Brazil (© REUTERS - Brian Meyler)
  • Neymar celebrates goal for Brazil (© REUTERS - Brian Meyler)
  • Japan celebrate World Cup 2014 qualification (© Getty Images - AFP - Toshifumi Kitamura)
  • Australia players celebrate during World Cup 2014 qualifier (© Cameron Spencer - Getty Images)
  • Iran celebrates qualifying for 2014 World Cup (© REUTERS - Kim Hong-Ji)
  • South Korea's players celebrate a goal (© AP Photo - Lee Jin-man)
  • Robin van Persie of the Netherlands (© Reuters - Albert Gea)
  • Mario Balotelli celebrates scoring for Italy (© AP Photo - Antonio Calanni)
  • Landon Donovan celebrates scoring for USA against Mexico (© AP Photo - Jay LaPrete)
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Brazil were the first nation to qualify for the 2014 World Cup when they were announced by FIFA as the tournament's hosts on October 30, 2007. It's the first time the country has hosted the tournament since 1950, and continues the Seleção's record of appearing in every World Cup in the competition's history.

Click or swipe for photos of the rest of the teams that will appear at international football's premier tournament, which kicks off on 12 Jun, 2014.

Follow the group stage draw liveand predict the tournament's winner at xinmsn's World Cup 2014 Microsite on Friday, Midnight, 6 Dec.


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