Welcome to Bleacher Report's team-by-team guide to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
You may know all about your own nation's prospects, but have you checked in on the competition yet? Here, we provide a full preview and analysis of all 32 qualified nations. They're in ascending order using FIFA World Rankings, all quotes were obtained firsthand, and all betting odds are from Bet365.com.
Got a prediction for the tournament, a concern to raise or want to add your two cents to the conversation? Speak your mind in the comments section below—it's what football, and in particular the World Cup, is all about.
This guide was constructed with the help of several experts in various fields. We'd like to thank the following individuals for their input into this comprehensive preview:
Allan Jiang, Chris Atkins, Ed Dove, Mani Djazmi, Eduardo Mendez, Karla Villegas Gama, Dan Colasimone, Andy Brassell, Jonathan Wilson, Gianni Verschueren, BIH Dragons, Mike Cummings, Nikos Overheul, Ricardo Granados, Clark Whitney, Sebastian Reyes, Aleksandar Holiga and Jonathan Johnson.