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World Cup 2022 squads: England squad CONFIRMED while Portugal, France, Brazil, Germany, Argentina and Spain announced

SOME of football’s most talented superstars are set to go up against each other THIS MONTH at the Qatar World Cup – but a few won’t be on the flight.

Winter’s blockbuster event is edging closer with the opener scheduled to get underway on Sunday, November 20.

Japan were the first side to announce their World Cup squad

All eyes were on the managers beforehand as they had to rack their brains to select their squads for the huge tournament in Qatar.

Japanese head coach Hajime Moriyasu wasted no time by becoming the first manager to name his full team.

And Gareth Southgate can finally focus on England’s opening match against Iran now that he has officially named his squad for Qatar.

SunSport have ALL of the confirmed 32 squads below.

When was the deadline for the World Cup squads?

Managers had until Friday, October 21 to submit their 55-player release list to FIFA.

Find out more info on the World Cup squads below…

However, FIFA gave managers up until Monday, November 14 to decide on their final 26-player squad.

And once confirmed, each final listing was made public before the World Cup begins.

Given the possibility of Covid-19 or injuries, each team is able to replace affected players up to 24 hours before their first encounter but they have to be selected from the initial 55-man list.

What are the confirmed World Cup squads?

Group A


Dangerous attacking duo Enner Valencia and Kevin Rodriguez have made the cut.

But Ecuador boss Gustavo Alfaro decided not to include Byron Castillo due to previous legal restrictions.

Ecuador take on hosts Qatar in the very first game of the tournament

Goalkeepers: Alexander Dominguez, Hernan Galindez, Moises Ramirez.

Defenders: Pervis Estupinan, Angelo Preciado (Gent), Piero Hincapie, Xavier Arreaga, Diego Palacios, Jackson Porozo, Robert Arboleda, Felix Torres, William Pacho.

Midfielders: Moises Caicedo, Jose Cifuentes, Alan Franco, Jhegson Mendez, Carlos Gruezo, Gonzalo Plata, Angel Mena, Ayrton Preciado, Romario Ibarra, Jeremy Sarmiento

Forwards: Enner Valencia, Michael Estrada, Djorkaeff Reasco, Kevin Rodriguez.


The Premier League trio of Virgil van Dijk, Nathan Ake and Tyrrell Malacia have made the cut.

Frenkie de Jong and former Tottenham attacker Steven Bergwijn will be on the plane to Qatar too.

And they’ll be joined by promising PSV youngsters, Cody Gakpo and Xavi Simons.

Netherlands have a tough encounter against Senegal in their opening group game

Goalkeepers: Justin Bijlow, Remko Pasveer and Andries Noppert.

Defenders: Daley Blind, Stefan de Vrij, Virgil van Dijk, Matthijs de Ligt, Denzel Dumfries, Nathan Ake, Jurrien Timber, Tyrell Malacia and Jeremie Frimpong.

Midfielders: Frenkie de Jong, Steven Berghuis, Davy Klaassen, Marten de Roon, Teun Koopmeiners, Kenneth Taylor and Xavi Simons.

Forwards: Memphis Depay, Luuk de Jong, Steven Bergwijn, Vincent Janssen, Wout Weghorst, Cody Gakpo and Noa Lang.


Chelsea duo Eduoard Mendy and Kalidou Koulibaly have both made the cut for Senegal.

But the AFCON champions are reportedly set to be without talisman Sadio Mane who sustained a tendon injury against Werder Bremen.

However, Mane is still named in the squad with the Senegal boss prepared to take a gamble.

Senegal will be looking for more international glory after winning AFCON in February

Goalkeepers: Edouard Mendy, Alfred Gomis, Seny Diang

Defenders: Bouna Sarr, Saliou Ciss, Kalidou Koulibaly, Pape Abou Cisse, Abdou Diallo, Ibrahima Mbaye, Abdoulaye Seck, Fode Ballo Toure, Cheikhou Kouyate

Midfielders: Pape Matar Sarr, Pape Gueye, Nampalys Mendy, Idrissa Gana Gueye, Moustapha Name, M. Loum Ndiaye, Joseph Lopy

Forwards: Sadio Mane, Ismaila Sarr, Bamba Dieng, Keita Balde, Habib Diallo, Boulaye Dia, Famara Diedhiou, Mame Babe Thiam


Pedro Miguel is in the squad and he’ll be joined by top strikers Almoez Ali and Hassan Al-Haydos who scored in their last outing against Chile.

Qatar will start the World Cup tournament against Ecuador

Goalkeepers: Saad Al Sheeb, Meshaal Barsham, Yousuf Hassan

Defenders: Pedro Miguel, Musaab Khidir, Tarek Salman, Bassam Al Rawi, Khoukhi Boualem, Abdelkarim Hassan, Ismael Mohammed, Homam Al Amin

Midfielders: Jassim Jabir, Ali Asad, Mohammed Waad, Salem Al Hajri, Assim Modibo, Mustafa Meshaal, Karim Boudiaf, Abdulaziz Hatim, Naif Alhadhrami

Forwards: Hassan Al-Haydos, Akram Afif, Almoez Ali, Mohammed Muntari, Ahmed Alaa, Khalid Muneer

Group B


Kyle Walker and Kalvin Philips have both battled through their injuries to make it on the plane to Qatar.

Arsenal duo Ben White and Bukayo Saka get the call up following their sensational starts to the season.

But the two major talking points is James Maddison who gets hasn’t made an England appearance since 2019.

And Callum Wilson, who was picked over the likes of Jadon Sancho and Ivan Toney.

England start their World Cup journey against Iran on November 21

Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope, Aaron Ramsdale

Defenders: Luke Shaw, John Stones, Eric Dier, Harry Maguire, Ben White, Conor Coady, Kyle Walker, Kieran Trippier, Trent Alexander-Arnold

Midfielders: Mason Mount, James Maddison, Conor Gallagher, Declan Rice, Jude Bellingham, Kalvin Phillips

Forwards: Harry Kane, Callum Wilson, Raheem Sterling, Jack Grealish, Phil Foden, Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka


The ‘Iranian Messi’ Sardar Azmoun has been called up to the Iran side who feature in the same World Cup group as England.

Iran will take on the mighty England in their first World Cup match

Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand, Hossein Hosseini, Payam Niazmand, Amir Abedzadeh.

Defenders: Ramin Rezaeian, Abolfazl Jalali, Hossein Kananizadegan, Shoja Khalilzadeh, Mortza Pouraliganji, Majid Hosseini, Sadegh Moharrami, Milad Mohammadi, Ehsan Hajisafi.

Midfielders: Saeid Ezatolahi, Ahmad Nourollahi, Ali Karimi, Rouzbeh Cheshmi, Vahid Amiri, Mehdi Torabi, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Ali Gholizadeh, Saman Ghoddos.

Forwards: Sardar Azmoun, Karim Ansarifard, Mehdi Taremi.

United States

Arsenal’s second choice goal keeper Matt Turner has been included in the squad despite some recent injury issues.

He’ll be joined by Leeds duo Brenden Aaaronson and Tyler Adams as well as Chelsea forward Christian Pulisic.

United States open their World Cup account against Wales

Goalkeepers: Ethan Horvath, Sean Johnson, Matt Turner

Defenders: Cameron Carter-Vickers, Sergino Dest, Aaron Long, Shaq Moore, Tim Ream, Antonee Robinson, Joe Scally, DeAndre Yedlin, Walker Zimmerman

Midfielders: Brenden Aaronson, Kellyn Acosta, Tyler Adams, Luca de la Torre, Weston McKennie, Yunus Musah, Cristian Roldan

Forwards: Jesus Ferreira, Jordan Morris, Christian Pulisic, Gio Reyna, Josh Sargent, Tim Weah, Haji Wright.


Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey will be both on the plane to Qatar this winter.

And they’ll be joined by Premier League duo Dan James and Brennan Johnson.

Wales will take on United States in their first World Cup group match

Goalkeepers: Wayne Hennessey, Danny Ward, Adam Davies.

Defenders: Ben Davies, Ben Cabango, Tom Lockyer, Joe Rodon, Chris Mepham, Ethan Ampadu, Chris Gunter, Neco Williams, Connor Roberts.

Midfielders: Sorba Thomas, Joe Allen, Matthew Smith, Dylan Levitt, Harry Wilson, Joe Morrell, Jonny Williams, Aaron Ramsey, Rubin Colwill.

Forwards: Gareth Bale, Kieffer Moore, Mark Harris, Brennan Johnson, Dan James.

Group C


Lionel Messi will be captain of this Argentinian side for potentially his last World Cup.

And under his guide, the legendary footballer has the likes of Lisandro Martinez, Lautaro Martinez and Julian Alvarez.

Argentina won the Copa America

But there was no space for Manchester United winger Alejandro Garnarcho in the side.

Goalkeepers: Emiliano Martinez, Geronimo Rulli, Franco Armani

Defenders: Nahuel Molina, Gonzalo Montiel, Cristian Romero, German Pezzella, Nicolas Otamendi, Lisandro Martinez, Juan Foyth, Nicolas Tagliafico, Marcos Acuna

Midfielders: Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul, Guido Rodriguez, Alexis Mac Allister, Alejandro Gomez, Enzo Fernandez, Exequiel Palacios

Forwards: Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez, Julian Alvarez, Angel Di Maria, Paulo Dybala, Joaquin Correa, Nicolas Gonzalez


Wolves striker Raul Jimenez will be on the plane to Qatar this winter despite lack of game time for his club due to ongoing injuries.

Mexico open their World Cup campaign against Poland

Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa, Rodolfo Cota, Alfredo Talavera

Defenders: Nestro Araujo, Jesus Gallardo, Gerardo Artega, Hector Moreno, Jorge Sanchez, Johan Vazquez, Cesar Montes, Kevin Alvarez.

Midfielders: Erick Gutierrez, Orbelin Peneda, Hector Herrera, Carlos Rodriguez, Andres Guardado, Roberto Alvarado, Edson Alvarez, Luis Chavez, Uriel Antuna, Luis Romo

Forwards: Hirving Lozano, Rogelio Fuenes Mori, Henry Martin, Raul Jimenez, Alexis Vega


Robert Lewandowski could be featuring in his final World Cup as he gets the call-up for Qatar.

Poland start their World Cup tournament against Saudi Arabia

Goalkeepers: Wojciech Szczesny, Bartlomiej Dragowski, Lukasz Skorupski

Defenders: Jan Bednarek, Kamil Glik, Robert Gumny, Artur Jedrzejczyk, Jakub Kiwior, Mateusz Wieteska, Bartosz Bereszynski, Matty Cash, Nicola Zalewski.

Midfielders: Krystian Bielik, Przemyslaw Frankowski, Kamil Grosicki, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Jakub Kaminski, Michal Skoras, Damian Szymanski, Sebastian Szymanski, Piotr Zielinski, Szymon Zurkowski.

Forwards: Robert Lewandowski, Arkadiusz Milik, Krzysztof Piatek, Karol Swiderski

Saudi Arabia

Dangerous duo Firas Al-Buraikan and Saleh Al-Shehri will be on the plane to Qatar.

Salman Al-Faraj has also been selected to captain the squad.

Saudi Arabia start their World Cup campaign with a tough opener against Argentina

Goalkeepers: Mohammed Al-Owais, Nawaf Al-Aqidi, Mohammed Al-Yami

Defenders: Hassan Tambakti, Abdulelah Al-Amri, Ali Al-Bulaihi, Abdullah Madu, Saud Abdulhamid, Sultan Al-Ghanam, Mohammed Al-Breik, Yasser Al-Shahrani, Ali Al-Hassan

Midfielders: Abdulellah Al-Malki, Riyadh Sharahili, Abdullah Otayf, Mohamed Kanno, Nasser Al-Dawsari, Salman Al-Faraj, Sami Al-Najei, Salem Al-Dawsari, Hattan Bahebri

Forwards: Fahad Al-Muwallad, Abdulrahman Al-Aboud, Haitham Asiri, Firas Al-Buraikan, Saleh Al-Shehri

Group D


Experienced central defender Trent Sainsbury was a surprise omission while wonderkid Garang Kuol and former Scotland international Jason Cummings have been called up.

Australia have a tough opener scheduled against World champions France

Goalkeepers: Mat Ryan, Danny Vukovic, Andrew Redmayne

Defenders: Harry Souttar, Milos Degenek, Bailey Wright, Thomas Deng, Fran Karacic, Nathaniel Atkinson, Aziz Behich, Kye Rowles, Joel King

Midfielders: Aaron Mooy, Jackson Irvine, Ajdin Hrustic, Cameron Devlin, Riley McGree, Keanu Baccus

Forwards: Jamie Maclaren, Mitchell Duke, Jason Cummings, Garang Kuol, Awer Mabil, Mathew Leckie, Craig Goodwin, Martin Boyle


Christian Eriksen has been named in Denmark’s squad 17 months after he suffered a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020.

Denmark kick off their World Cup campaign against Tunisia

Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel, Oliver Christensen

Defenders: Simon Kjaer, Joachim Andersen, Joakim Maehle, Andreas Christensen, Rasmus Kristensen, Jens Stryger Larsen, Victor Nelsson, Daniel Wass

Midfielders: Thomas Delaney, Mathias Jensen, Christian Eriksen, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Forwards: Andreas Skov Olsen, Jesper Lindstrom, Andreas Cornelius, Martin Braithwaite, Kasper Dolberg, Mikkel Damsgaard, Jonas Wind


Manager Didier Deschamps has found room for Raphael Varane in his squad, despite the Manchester United star’s injury.

France are the current World Cup holders

Goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola, Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda

Defenders: Lucas Hernandez, Theo Hernandez, Presnel Kimpembe, Ibrahima Konate, Jules Koundé, Benjamin Pavard, William Saliba, Dayot Upamecano, Raphael Varane

Midfielders: Youssouf Fofana, Eduardo Camavinga, Matteo Guendouzi, Adrien Rabiot, Aurelien Tchouameni, Jordan Veretout

Forwards: Karim Benzema, Kingsley Coman, Ousmane Dembele, Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud, Kylian Mbappe, Christopher Nkunku


Arsenal defender Omar Rekik failed to make the final 26-man Tunisia squad for the World Cup.

However, Manchester United wonderkid Hannibal Mejibri is included after only swapping allegiances from France in 2021.

Tunisia are scheduled to face Denmark in their opening World Cup group match

Goalkeepers: Aymen Dahmen, Mouez Hassen, Aymen Balbouli, Bechir Ben Said

Defenders: Mohamed Dräger, Wajdi Kechrida, Bilel Ifa, Montassar Talbi, Dylan Bronn, Yassine Meriah, Nader Ghandri, Ali Maâloul, Ali Abdi

Midfielders: Ellyes Skhiri, Aissa Laidouni, Ferjani Sassi, Ghaylen Chaaleli, Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane, Hannibal Mejbri

Forwards: Seifeddine Jaziri, Naim Sliti, Taha Yassine Khenissi, Anis Ben Slimane, Issam Jebali, Wahbi Khazri, Youssef Msakni

Group E

Costa Rica

Paris Saint-Germain veteran Keylor Navas makes the cut and so has former Arsenal forward Joel Campbell.

Costa Rica are scheduled to face Spain in their first World Cup match this month

Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas, Esteban Alvarado, Patrick Sequeira

Defenders: Francisco Calvo, Juan Pablo Vargas, Kendall Waston, Oscar Duarte, Daniel Chacon, Keysher Fuller, Carlos Martinez, Bryan Oviedo, Ronald Matarrita

Midfielders: Yeltsin Tejeda, Celso Borges, Youstin Salas, Roan Wilson, Gerson Torres, Douglas Lopez, Jewisson Bennette, Alvaro Zamora, Anthony Hernandez, Brandon Aguilera, Bryan Ruiz

Forwards: Joel Campbell, Anthony Contreras, Johan Venegas


There’s no place for injured Marco Reus but Manchester City’s Ilkay Gundogan and Chelsea’s Kai Havertz make the cut.

However, the big surprise is that Moukoko, 17, will be on the plane to Qatar.

Germany will take on Japan in their World Cup opener

Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Kevin Trapp

Defenders: Armel Bella Kotchap, Mathias Gintar, Christian Gunter, Thilo Kehrer, Lukas Klostermann, David Raum, Antonio Rudiger, Nico Schlotterbeck, Niklas Sule

Midfielders: Julian Brandt, Niclas Fullkrug, Leon Goretzka, Mario Gotze, Ilkay Gundogan, Jonas Hofmann, Joshua Kimmich

Forwards: Karim Adeyemi, Serge Gnabry, Kai Havertz, Youssoufa Moukoko, Thomas Muller, Jamal Musiala, Leroy Sane


Arsenal ace Takehiro Tomiyasu has been selected while Celtic stars Kyogo Furuhashi and Reo Hatate failed to make the cut.

Japan will take on Germany in their opening World Cup match

Goalkeepers: Eiji Kawashima, Shuichi Gonda, Daniel Schmidt

Defenders: Yuto Nagatomo, Maya Yoshida, Hiroki Sakai, Shogo Taniguchi, Miki Yamane, Ko Itakura, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Hiroki Ito

Midfielders: Gaku Shibasaki, Wataru Endo, Junya Ito, Takumi Minamino, Hidemasa Morita, Daichi Kamada, Yuki Soma, Kaoru Mitoma, Ritsu Doan, Ao Tanaka, Takefusa Kubo

Forwards: Takuma Asano, Daizen Maeda, Ayase Ueda, Shuto Machino


Chelsea’s Cesar Azpilicueta and Manchester City’s Aymeric Laporte have made the cut.

Spanish veteran Sergio Busquets will be guiding the likes of Gavi and Pedri in midfield.

But Manchester United’s first-choice keeper David de Gea has NOT been included in the squad.

Spain play Costa Rica in their World Cup opener

Goalkeepers: Unai Simon, Robert Sanchez and David Raya.

Defenders: Dani Carvajal, Cesar Azpilicueta, Eric Garcia, Hugo Guillamon, Pau Torres, Aymeric Laporte, Jordi Alba and Jose Gaya.

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Rodri, Gavi, Pedri, Carlos Soler, Koke and Marcos Llorente.

Forwards: Alvaro Morata, Ferran Torres, Pablo Sarabia, Dani Olmo, Nico Williams, Yeremy Pino, Marco Asensio and Ansu Fati.

Group F


Romelu Lukaku, Kevin de Bruyne and Leandro Trossard make it on the plane to Qatar for the Red Devils.

Former Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard takes up his spot too but no place ex-Liverpool star Divock Origi.

Belgium start their World Cup campaign against Canada in Group F

Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Koen Casteels

Defenders: Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Leander Dendoncker, Zeno Debast, Arthur Theate, Wout Faes

Midfielders: Hans Vanaken, Axel Witsel, Youri Tielemans, Amadou Onana, Kevin De Bruyne, Yannick Carrasco, Thorgan Hazard, Timothy Castagne, Thomas Meunier

Forwards: Romelu Lukaku, Michy Batshuayi, Loïs Openda, Charles De Ketelaere, Eden Hazard, Jeremy Doku, Dries Mertens, Leandro Trossard


Bayern Munich ace Alphonso Davies will be on the plane to Qatar and John Herdman has registered him as a forward.

Canada find themselves with a tough opener against Belgium

Goalkeepers: Milan Borjan, James Pantemis, Dayne St Clair

Defenders: Kamal Miller, Steven Vitoria, Joel Waterman, Derek Cornelius, Sam Adekugbe, Alistair Johnston, Richie Laryea.

Midfielders: Atiba Hutchinson, Stephen Eustaquio, Jonathan Osorio, Mark-Anthony Kaye, Sam Piette, Ismael Kone, Liam Fraser, David Wotherspoon

Forwards: Tajon Buchanan, Alphonso Davies, Jonathan David, Junior Hoilett, Cyle Larin, Lucas Cavallini, Liam Millar, Ike Ugbo.


Midfield veteran Luka Modric, Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovcic and Tottenham winger Ivan Perisic will all be on the plane to Qatar.

But Rangers’ Antonio Mirko Olak was cut from the preliminary squad.

Croatia got the semi-final in the 2018 World Cup

Goalkeepers: Dominik Livakovic, Ivica Ivusic, Ivo Grbic

Defenders: Domagoj Vida, Dejan Lovren, Borna Barisic, Josip Juranovic, Josko Gvardiol, Borna Sosa, Josip Stanisic, Martin Erlic, Josip Sutalo

Midfielders: Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic, Marcelo Brozovic, Mario Pasalic, Nikola Vlasic, Lovro Majer, Kristijan Jakic, Luka Sucic

Forwards: Ivan Perisic, Andrej Kramaric, Bruno Petkovic, Mislav Orsic, Ante Budimir, Marko Livaja


Achraf Hakimi has got the call up and Chelsea’s Hakim Ziyech makes his return to the fold.

Morocco face Croatia in their first World Cup match

Goalkeepers: Yassine Bono, Munir, Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti

Defenders: Achraf Hakimi, Noussair Mazraoui, Romain Saiss, Achraf Dari, Jawad El-Yamiq, Yahia Attiat-Allal, Badr Benoun

Midfielders: Sofyan Amrabat, Selim Amallah, Abdelhamid Sabiri, Azzedine Ounahi, Bilel El Khanouss, Yahya Jabrane

Forwards: Hakim Ziyech, Youssef En-Nesyri, Sofiane Boufal, Zakaria Aboukhlal, Ez Abde, Amine Harit, Ilias Chair, Abderrazak Hamdallah, Walid Cheddira

Group G


Arsenal’s attacking duo Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli were both selected for the Brazilian squad.

However, their defensive teammate Gabriel Magalhaes has been left out and so has Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino.

Brazil come up against Serbia in their World Cup opener

Goalkeepers: Alisson, Ederson, Weverton

Defenders: Bremer, Eder Militao, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Alex Sandro, Alex Telles, Danilo, Dani Alves

Midfielders: Bruno Guimaraes, Casemiro, Everton Ribeiro, Fabinho, Fred, Lucas Paqueta

Forwards: Antony, Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Martinelli, Neymar, Raphinha, Richarlison, Pedro, Rodrygo, Vinicius Jr


Experienced captain Vincent Aboubakar will feature in yet another World Cup for the African giants.

And he’ll be supported up top by Bayern Munich’s Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting and Brentford’s Bryan Mbeumo.

Cameroon open their World Cup account against Panama

Goalkeepers: Devis Epassy, Simon Ngapandouetnbu, Andre Onana

Defenders: Jean-Charles Castelletto, Enzo Ebosse, Collins Fai, Olivier Mbaizo, Nicolas Nkoulou, Tolo Nouhou, Christopher Wooh

Midfielders: Martin Hongla, Pierre Kunde, Olivier Ntcham, Gael Ondoua, Samuel Oum Gouet, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa

Forwards: Vincent Aboubakar, Christian Bassogog, Eric-Maxime Choupo Moting, Souaibou Marou, Bryan Mbeumo, Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu, Jerome Ngom, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou, Jean-Pierre Nsame, Karl Toko Ekambi


In form Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has got the the call-up and he’ll be joined by Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Luka Jovic.

Serbia are scheduled to play Brazil in their first World Cup fixture

Goalkeepers: Marko Dmitrovic Predrag Rajkovic, Vanja Milinkovic-Savic

Defenders: Stefan Mitrovic, Nikola Milenkovic, Strahinja Pavlovic, Milos Veljkovic, Filip Mladenovic, Strahinja Erakovic, Srdjan Babic

Midfielders: Nemanja Gudelj, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Sasa Lukic, Marko Grujic, Filip Kostic, Uros Racic, Nemanja Maksimovic, Ivan Ilic, Andrija Zivkovic, Darko Lazovic

Forwards: Dusan Tadic, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Dusan Vlahovic, Filip Duricic, Luka Jovic, Nemanja Radonji


Granit Xhaka will captain the Swiss team as they go for glory in Qatar and he’ll be joined by former Liverpool attacker Xherdan Shaqiri.

Switzerland open their World Cup campaign with a fixture against Cameroon

Goalkeepers: Gregor Kobel, Philipp Kohn, Jonas Omlin, Yann Sommer

Defenders: Manuel Akanji, Eray Comert, Nico Elvedi, Ricardo Rodriguez, Fabian Schar, Silvan Widmer

Midfielders: Granit Xhaka, Edimilson Fernandes, Fabian Frei, Remo Freuler, Ardon Jashari, Fabian Rieder, Xherdan Shaqiri, Djibril Sow, Renato Steffen, Denis Zakaria, Michel Aebischer

Forwards: Breel Embolo, Christian Fassnacht, Noah Okafor, Haris Seferovic, Ruben Vargas

Group H


Cristiano Ronaldo has been called up for what could be his last World Cup.

And the Portuguese legend will be joined by the likes of Joao Cancelo, Rafael Leao and his Manchester United teammate, Bruno Fernandes.

Cristiano Ronaldo will lead his side out against Ghana in their first group game

Goalkeepers: Jose Sa, Rui Patricio, Diogo Costa

Defenders: Joao Cancelo, Diogo Dalot, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Danilo Pereira, Antonio Silva, Nuno Mendes, Raphael Guerreiro

Midfielders: William, Ruben Neves, Joao Palhinha, Bruno Fernandes, Vitinha, Otavio, Matheus Nunes, Bernardo Silva, Joao Mario

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Felix, Rafael Leao, Ricardo Horta, Andre Silva, Goncalo Ramos


The Black stars have a whole host of Premier League players featuring in their 26-man World Cup squad.

Mohammed Salisu, Tariq Lamptey, Daniel Amartey and Jordan Ayew have all made the cut.

And Arsenal talisman Thomas Partey has made the cut too.

Ghana’s first World Cup fixture will be against Portugal

Goalkeepers: Danlad Ibrahim, Manaf Nurudeen, Lawrence Ati-Zigi.

Defenders: Mohammed Salisu, Tariq Lamptey, Daniel Amartey, Baba Abdul Rahman, Alexander Djiku, Alidu Seidu, Gideon Mensah, Denis Odoi, Joseph Aidoo.

Midfielders: Thomas Partey, Elisha Owusu, Salis Samed, Daniel-Kofi Kyereh, Mohammed Kudus.

Forwards: Inaki Williams, Kamal Sowah, Osman Bukari, Daniel Afriyie Barnieh, Jordan Ayew, Andre Ayew, Antoine Semenyo, Fatawu Issahaku, Kamaldeen Sulemana.

South Korea

Tottenham ace Son-Heung-min has battled through his fractured eye injury to make it on the plane to Qatar.

Son Hueng-min and co will be taking on Uruguay in their first World Cup match

Goalkeepers: Kim Seung-gyu, Jo Hyeon-woo, Song Bum-keun

Defenders: Kim Min-jae, Kim Jin-su, Hong Chul, Kim Moon-hwan, Yoon Jong-gyu, Kim Young-gwon, Kim Tae-hwan, Kwon Kyung-won, Cho Yu-min

Midfielders: Jung Woo-young, Na Sang-ho, Paik Seung-ho, Son Jun-ho, Song Min-kyu, Kwon Chang-hoon, Lee Jae-sung, Hwang Hee-chan, Hwang In-beom, Jeong Woo-yeong , Lee Kang-in

Forwards: Hwang Ui-jo, Cho Gue-sung , Son Heung-min


The deadly striking trio of Luis Suarez, Darwin Nunez and Edinson Cavani have all got the phone call for the trip to Qatar.

Darwin Nunez and Luis Suarez are among the dangerous strikers union for Uruguay

Goalkeepers: Sergio Rochet, Fernando Muslera, Sebastián Sosa.

Defenders: Diego Godín, José María Giménez, Ronald Araujo, Sebastián Coates, Martín Cáceres, Mathiás Olivera, Guillermo Varela, José Luís Rodríguez, Matías Viña.

Midfielders: Federico Valverde, Rodrigo Betancour, Matías Vecino, Lucas Torreira, Manuel Ugarte, Nicolás de la Cruz, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Facundo Pellistri, Facundo Torres, Agustín Canobbio.

Forwards: Luis Suárez, Darwin Núñez, Edinson Cavani, Maximiliano Gómez.

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