2018 World Cup Power Rankings: All 32 teams

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For the past eight months we’ve been keeping a close eye on the 32 teams who have qualified for the 2018 World Cup and ranking them as their form fluctuates, their stars flourish and their coaches tinker.

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Now, it’s time to reflect on how every single team heading to Russia stacks up.

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Below is our final ranking ahead of the 2018 World Cup kicking off in Russia on Thursday, with the previous ranking of a nation included in parenthesis.

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  1. Brazil (2)
  2. Spain (3)
  3. Germany (1)
  4. France (4)
  5. Belgium (6)
  6. Argentina (6)
  7. England (8)
  8. Portugal (7)
  9. Uruguay (9)
  10. Colombia (10)
  11. Poland (12)
  12. Croatia (13)
  13. Serbia (17)
  14. Denmark (16)
  15. Peru (18)
  16. Mexico (11)
  17. Iceland (19)
  18. Senegal (23)
  19. Egypt (21)
  20. Sweden (15)
  21. Switzerland (14)
  22. Nigeria (24)
  23. Iran (29)
  24. Tunisia (30)
  25. South Korea (22)
  26. Japan (20)
  27. Australia (27)
  28. Russia (28)
  29. Morocco (26)
  30. Costa Rica (25)
  31. Panama (31)
  32. Saudi Arabia (32)