Two European powerhouses, Spain and Portugal have been paired in the same group, alongside Iran and Morocco, in an exciting draw for the RUSSIA 2018 tournament.
Neymar’s Brazil meanwhile will have to negotiate a group including Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in the FIFA Mundial, RUSSIA 2018.
Holders Germany will face Mexico, Sweden and South Korea as they try to retain the title for the first time since Brazil in 1962.
Lionel Messi and his Argentina team, which struggled to qualify, will play European debutants Iceland, Croatia and three-time African Champions, Nigeria.
England must negotiate Kevin de Bruyne’s Belgium, surprise packages Panama and Tunisia after they were placed together in the draw in the Kremlin.
Spain’s other opponents in a tough-looking Group B are Morocco and Iran.
France will play Australia, Peru and Denmark in Group C.
Russia 2018 host Nation will face Saudi Arabia in the tournament-opening match on June 14 in Moscow.
Five-time champions Brazil were paired with Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E at the World Cup draw in Moscow on Friday.
The first game pits the Costa Ricans against Serbia in Samara on June 17, with Brazil kicking off against Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don the same day.
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