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 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.
A Falcao brace helped Colombia, 3-0 down with little over 20 minutes remaining, draw 3-3 at home to Chile and reach Brazil 2014. The point left the Chileans on the verge of qualifying.
As the first matches in the major European leagues loom large, clubs have been making some final changes to their squads before the big kick-off, with Roberto Soldado, Bernard and Park Jisung among the players on the move.
With the new season about to kick off in Argentina, the spotlight will fall on a number of veterans out to prove they have still got what it takes. FIFA.com looks ahead to what promises to be an intriguing campaign.
Ecuador stymied Argentina's plan to secure qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ with a drama-filled 1-1 draw, while Colombia, Chile and Uruguay all collected important wins.