So, that brings us to the end of the FIFA World Cup 2018 live blog. A lot of interesting matches to watch out for next year. Hope you enjoyed our coverage. Goodbye and take care!
Highlights, FIFA World Cup 2018 draw: Spain to face Portugal in Group B; Belgium set up mouth-watering clash with England
Catch the live updates of the FIFA World Cup 2018 draw as 32 teams, including Germany, England and Argentina gear up for football's most prestigious tournament.
Here's the complete draw:
England vs Belgium, Spain vs Portugal or Germany vs Sweden? All the groups look very competitive!
Get ready for England vs Belgium! They take the G4 position. Why is Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate sweating? Roberto Martinez looks calm.
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The World Cup draw after three pots:
Group A: Russia, Egypt, Uruguay
Group B: Portugal, Spain, Iran
Group C: France, Peru, Denmark
Group D: Argentina, Iceland, Croatia
Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica
Group F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden
Group G: Belgium, Tunisia, England
Group H: Poland, Senegal, Colombia
Iran join Spain and Portugal in Group B. Looks tight, eh? Iceland, the underdogs, take position D2 and will play their opening game against Argentina. Costa Rica go into Group E, while Sweden into Group F with Germany and Mexico. Tunisia join England and Belgium's group, leaving Senegal to go to Group H.
The draw after two pots:— FirstpostSports (@FirstpostSports) December 1, 2017
Group A Russia, Uruguay
Group B Portugal, Spain
Group C France, Peru
Group D Argentina, Croatia
Group E Brazil, Switzerland
Group F Germany, Mexico
Group G Belgium, England
Group H Poland, Colombia#WorldCupDraw https://t.co/aRYIhRGCAr
Diego Maradona will be reunited on stage with World Cup rival Gary Lineker at the draw in Moscow next week.
Maradona will represent Argentina in the State Kremlin Palace, where all eight World Cup-winning nations will send a playing great to assist in the draw, FIFA said Tuesday.
Maradona captained Argentina to the 1986 title, eliminating Lineker's England in the quarterfinals with the help of his "Hand of God" goal in Mexico City.
Minutes later, Maradona scored one of the best goals in World Cup history, before Lineker pulled England close in a 2-1 loss. Maradona was voted player of the tournament and Lineker was the top scorer with six goals.
Lineker will host the 32-nation ceremony on 1 December. England will be officially represented by Gordon Banks, goalkeeper on the 1966 team.
The other draw assistants are Laurent Blanc, Cafu, Fabio Cannavaro, Diego Forlan, Carles Puyol, and Nikita Simonyan for host Russia.
Former Germany forward Miroslav Klose will bring the World Cup trophy on stage.
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