Who has qualified for the 2022 World Cup?

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Ready for the 2022 World Cup?

Well, you’re still going to have to wait quite a while to even know the entire field thanks to the uncertainty caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with The Blue and Yellow’s UEFA World Cup qualifying playoff ties set to be rescheduled.

[ MORE: Full USMNT World Cup qualifying schedule & results ]

And there will be inter-confederation playoffs as well, but the 32-team field is now more than half-full with the addition of two Asian teams and two South American sides on Thursday.

Here are all the teams set for the winter tournament in Qatar listed in their qualifying order from the hosts to the most recent addition to the field.

Who has qualified for the 2022 World Cup?

Qatar

Qualified: Hosts
Confederation: AFC
Previous World Cups: Debutant

Germany

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: 19
Best finish: Four-time champions

Denmark

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: Five
Best finish: Quarterfinalists, 1998

Brazil

Qualified: Top-four finish
Confederation: CONMEBOL
Previous World Cups: 21
Best finish: Five-time champions

France

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: 15
Best finish: Two-time champions

World Cup
MOSCOW, RUSSIA – JULY 15: Kylian Mbappe of France and Lucas Hernandez of France celebrate with the World Cup Trophy following their sides victory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Belgium

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: 13
Best finish: Third-place, 2018

Croatia

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: Five
Best finish: Finalist, 2018

Spain

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: 15
Best finish: Champions, 2010

Serbia

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: 12
Best finish: Fourth-place

England

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: 15
Best finish: Champions, 1966

Switzerland

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: 11
Best finish: Quarterfinals

Netherlands

Qualified: Group winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: 10
Best finish: Three-time finalists

Argentina

Qualified: Top-four finish
Confederation: CONMEBOL
Previous World Cups: 17
Best finish: Two-time champions

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – JULY 10: Lionel Messi of Argentina kisses the trophy as he celebrates with teammates after winning the final of Copa America Brazil 2021 between Brazil and Argentina at Maracana Stadium on July 10, 2021 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)

Iran

Qualified: Top-two finisher, Group A
Confederation: AFC
Previous World Cups: Five
Best finish: Group stage

South Korea

Qualified: Top-two finisher, Group A
Confederation: AFC
Previous World Cups: 10
Best finish: Fourth place, 2002

Japan

Qualified: Top-two finisher, Group B
Confederation: AFC
Previous World Cups: Six
Best finish: Round of 16

Saudi Arabia

Qualified: Top-two finisher, Group B
Confederation: AFC
Previous World Cups: Five
Best finish: Round of 16, 1994

Ecuador

Qualified: Top-four finish
Confederation: CONMEBOL
Previous World Cups: Three
Best finish: Round of 16, 2006

Uruguay

Qualified: Top-four finish
Confederation: CONMEBOL
Previous World Cups: 13
Best finish: Two-time champions

Canada

Qualified: Top-three finish
Confederation: CONCACAF
Previous World Cups: One
Best finish: Group stage

Canada
TORONTO, ON- MARCH 27 – Canada huddles before the game as Canada beats Jamaica in FIFA CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying 4-0 to Qualify for the World Cup in Qatar in BMO Field in Toronto. March 27, 2022. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Ghana

Qualified: Playoff winner
Confederation: CAF
Previous World Cups: Three
Best finish: Quarterfinals

Senegal

Qualified: Playoff winner
Confederation: CAF
Previous World Cups: Two
Best finish: Quarterfinals

Poland

Qualified: Playoff winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: Eight
Best finish: Third place (twice)

Portugal

Qualified: Playoff winner
Confederation: UEFA
Previous World Cups: Seven
Best finish: Third place (1966)

Morocco

Qualified: Playoff winner
Confederation: CAF
Previous World Cups: Five
Best finish: Round of 16 (1986)

Tunisia

Qualified: Playoff winner
Confederation: CAF
Previous World Cups: Five
Best finish: (1990)

Cameroon

Qualified: Playoff winner
Confederation: CAF
Previous World Cups: Seven
Best finish: Quarterfinals (1990)

Mexico

Qualified: Top-three finish
Confederation: CONCACAF
Previous World Cups: 16
Best finish: Quarterfinals (twice)

USMNT

Qualified: Top-three finish
Confederation: CAF
Previous World Cups: 10
Best finish: Third-place (1930)