Ranking the Top 20 Players Who Won't Be at the World Cup

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Bleacher Report—The 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign has not yet reached its conclusion, but we are close to finding out the identities of all 32 nations that will contest for sport's biggest prize in Russia next summer. Twenty-three teams have sealed their passage, and the final nine spots will be decided in November. While that means we must wait until we know the full platter of participants, we do have a pretty long list of nations definitely not going. We've perused that list of unfortunate countries and...

France among top seeds for World Cup after rising to 7th in rankings. The draw for next year's finals will be held on December 1 when the 32 eventual finalists will be divided into four pots according to their position in the rankings announced on Monday.