All of the qualifiers from four years ago repeated the achievement to reach Brazil 2014, with Nigeria and Côte d'Ivoire the only sides to remain undefeated throughout.
FIFA.com reviews the Asian Zone qualifiers for Brazil 2014, which ended with Australia, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic marching onwards to represent the continent.
Five previous FIFA World Cup winners – England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain – emerged from European qualifying to claim a place at Brazil 2014, with Bosnia-Herzegovina the only newcomers to football’s greatest stage.
North, Central America and Caribbean
Jurgen Klinsmann's USA rebounded from an early wobble to dominate the CONCACAF qualifying Hexagonal, while Honduras and Costa Rica did themselves proud and Mexico struggled mightily.
FIFA.com reviews Oceania's two-year FIFA World Cup™ odyssey which produced numerous historic moments and no little emotion.
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.