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To anyone who followed the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, it would have been hard to miss the lively colours and animated designs that decorated the stage behind presenters Natalia Vodianova and Dmitry Shepelev.
After sitting out the qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil by virtue of being the competition hosts, five-time world champions Brazil return to the campaign trail in the race for places at Russia 2018.
The fixtures for the European Zone qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ have been finalised.
England manager Roy Hodgson believe his side's pairing with Scotland for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers will provide clashes of an intensity rarely seen in the preliminary stages.
Fabio Cannavaro, a FIFA World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, looks ahead to the European Zone qualifiers after assisting at the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw.
 
 
Cameroonian goalscoring legend Samuel Eto’o gave us his view on what to expect in the African Zone, where the first round of the qualifying competition begins on 5 October.
FIFA.com rounds up the results from the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which took place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg on Saturday 25 July.
The make-up of the third and fourth rounds of the CONCACAF qualifiers for Russia 2018 was revealed in St Petersburg on Saturday. FIFA.com assesses the road ahead for the region’s hopefuls. 
The Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has taken place at St Petersburg's Konstantin Palace, with Spain-Italy just one of hundreds of tantalising qualifiers left in store. 
FIFA.com takes a closer look at the groups in the European Zone, where Spain meet Italy, France take on the Netherlands and Sweden, and England reprise their old rivalry with Scotland. 
New Zealand have dominated the last two Oceania qualifying competitions for the FIFA World Cup. Will it be the same again, or can New Caledonia, Tahiti or another underdog spring a surprise?
Brazil return to FIFA World Cup qualifying, Chile began it as continental kings for the first time, and Argentina start out as the highest-ranked team in the world. FIFA.com previews the South American preliminaries for Russia 2018.
On Saturday 25 July, as the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Preliminary Draw was taking place in St. Petersburg, a seminar was held for teams participating in the qualifiers for the 21st edition of football’s flagship event.
Some 300 volunteers are lending a helping hand to ensure that Saturday’s Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ in St Petersburg is a success. Without them, the event would not be possible.
A total of 141 teams will discover the path they must take to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on Saturday when the Preliminary Draw takes place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg.
A total of 141 teams will discover the path they must take to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on Saturday when the Preliminary Draw takes place at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg.
On the eve of the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, FIFA.com takes you on a trip down memory lane by looking back at the careers of the star-studded Draw Assistants. 
As part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Preliminary Draw activities, Official FIFA Licensee, The Federal State Unitary Enterprise Marka Publishing and Trading Center, presented the first philatelic items that have been created to celebrate the tournament.
On the eve of the Preliminary Draw in Saint Petersburg, the Organising Committee for the FIFA World Cup™ today unveiled the match schedules for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Russia.
The Organising Committee for Russia 2018 will hold a press conference at 13:00 (local time) on Friday. FIFA.com will stream it LIVE.
Former Russia captain Alexey Smertin has replaced Hulk as a draw assistant for Saturday’s Preliminary Draw for the FIFA World Cup.
Two days before the Preliminary Draw, Saint Petersburg has hosted an important milestone on the road to Russia 2018 with the launch of the FIFA World Cup Sustainability Strategy.
FIFA.com examines Germany's incredible FIFA World Cup qualifying record, which has seen the four-time champions lose just twice in 84 matches, making them a feared team in any Preliminary Draw.
A colourful ceremony is in store for television audiences across the planet tuning into the Preliminary Draw Show – the first event of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which will take place on 25 July at Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg.
With comprehensive coverage, including exclusive interviews and videos and statistics, you can follow the Preliminary Draw for Russia 2018 on FIFA.com.
FIFA.com will be streaming live from St. Petersburg on Thursday 23 July, two days before the Preliminary Draw, as another important milestone is witnessed in the preparation, staging and legacy of the FIFA World Cup: the launch of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Sustainability Strategy.
Brazil and Zenit St. Petersburg feature front-man Hulk rounds out the list of star-studded Draw Assistants who will help unveil the road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on Saturday. 
Ahead of Saturday's Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, FIFA.com looks at some statistics from the qualifying competition's history and some other records on the verge of crashing.
With the Preliminary Draw set to take centre stage this week, we look back at the first steps on the road to Russia 2018, with 76 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches having already been played across Asia and North America.
Fresh from leading Portugal to glory at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, Madjer has been named a draw assistant for the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw. He spoke to FIFA.com about this latest honour.
Predrag Rajkovic, goalkeeper and captain of the Serbia team that recently won the FIFA U-20 World Cup, speaks about his excitement at taking on the role of draw assistant for the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw.
The Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia which takes place in St Petersburg on Saturday 25 July will see a number of leading figures from the football world taking to the stage as Draw Assistants, among them former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o.

Ronaldo, Diego Forlan, Fabio Cannavaro, Samuel Eto'o, Oliver Bierhoff, Rinat Dasaev and Alexander Kerzhakov. This is the line-up of football icons who will assist the FIFA Secretary General, Jérôme Valcke, at the Preliminary Draw.
Model and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova speaks about her role in presenting the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

Fresh from being announced as a Draw Assistant at the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, former Uruguay striker Diego Forlan spoke to FIFA.com in an exclusive interview.
A world champion in 2002, former Brazil striker Ronaldo will be joining the glittering cast at this month’s Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ in St Petersburg. 
When Namibia made history by winning the COSAFA Cup in southern Africa, they were captained by Ronald Ketjijere, who has recently earned a degree in law while playing in South Africa's Premiership.
The fate of 141 teams hang in the balance during the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup which takes place on Saturday 25 July. FIFA.com offers a rundown of what will happen.