With another round of World Cup qualifying games in the books, now is as good a time as any to survey the current state of international football.
Which teams are looking strong on the road to Rio? Who has fallen at the wayside?
This article will seek to rank the top 25 contenders for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil based on pedigree and current form.
You'll find the likes of Spain, Germany and the Netherlands here, as well as Argentina, Egypt and Japan.
How long until next June?