World Cup qualifying for Brazil 2014 is heating up across the globe.
With precious time ticking away for every nation vying for a spot in World Football’s most illustrious international football tournament, every World Cup qualifier becomes all the more crucial.
Points simply must be earned, period.
Some of the biggest names and hottest stars in the globe’s game are representing their countries as World Cup qualification matches are in full swing. Needless to say, with only 32 spots available, the pressure is on both footballers and coaches to produce and ensure a spot in the finals.
Every fan is in full-on nail-biting mode as their nations do everything they can to secure a berth to Brazil.
To celebrate the upcoming World Cup (under a year away!), here is a look at some of the stats from World Cup qualification so far presented in graphs and charts.
Who do you think will make the World Cup in 2014 in Brazil?
All stats provided by FIFA.