Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador qualified directly from the South American Zone, while Uruguay made it through via an intercontinental play-off. FIFA.com reviews the qualifiers.
FIFA.com takes a closer look La Tricolor's route to Brazil 2014, which will be the country’s third participation at a FIFA World Cup.
FIFA.com rounds up the CONMEBOL action as Colombia fought back from three goals down to secure their ticket to Brazil, while Ecuador moved closer to qualification with a 1-0 victory over Uruguay in Quito.
Ecuador winger Jefferson Montero chats to FIFA.com about his team's historic high in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking and his dreams of reaching Brazil 2014.
It was honours even between Argentina and Bolivia in La Paz, while wins elsewhere for Ecuador, Chile and Venezuela boosted this trio's hopes of making it to Brazil 2014. FIFA.com reflects on the South American action.
Jefferson Montero's fine equaliser earned Monarcas Morelia a 1-1 draw in their home clash with Jaguares in the Apertura.