Participating Countries at the World Cup
Here are all the countries that qualified for Brazil 2014, and also information about many of the other countries that have participated in the World Cup at some time previously.
Of the teams that qualified for the 2010 finals, the following teams failed to qualify for the 2014 tournament: North Korea, South Africa, New Zealand, Paraguay, Denmark, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.
The qualifying teams that did not play in the previous World Cup were: Russia, Belgium,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica and Iran.
The only team to make its debut in Brazil 2014 was Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Further information about the participation of these countries at the World Cup of Football is available by clicking on the country names below.
2014 Qualifiers List
Bosnia and Herzegovina
List of current countries that have participated in previous World Cups
Past Countries that have participated at the World Cup (no longer countries)
Information about countries yet to play World Cup finals (there are many more than this)