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2018 World Cup: Who has qualified for the finals and who can get there?

With 23 teams having qualified, there remain nine places to be clinched on the Road to Russia 2018.

The qualifying process for the 2018 World Cup, which began on March 12, 2015, is reaching its climax. 

So far, 23 nations have booked their place to join host nation Russia in next year's tournament.

Qualified nations: Russia (hosts), Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Honduras, Iceland, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Korea, Spain, Uruguay.

Who can still qualify and how:

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Sergio Aguero back in Argentina squad for November, Gonzalo Higuain still out

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti believes Jorge Sampaoli will employ his experience and make Argentina a force at Russia 2018.
Jorge Sampaoli puts his life goal into perspective after naming his Argentina squad for a pair of November friendlies.

Matias Kranevitter, Diego Perotti and Sergio Aguero were the surprise choices by Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli for their upcoming November friendlies, but Sampaoli once again left Gonzalo Higuaín out of his team.

Argentina will first face World Cup hosts Russia on Nov. 10, before playing a second friendly four days later against a opponent yet to be revealed.

La Albiceleste booked their place in Russia next summer with a 3-1 win against Ecuador. However, going into the game they were...

Lionel Messi's leadership inspired Argentina to World Cup - Pezzella

The FC crew debate how much a World Cup should factor into Lionel Messi's standing among the greatest players of all time.
Max Bretos and Herculez Gomez evaluate Lionel Messi's impact on Argentina's qualification for the World Cup.
After Ecuador scored in the first minute, Lionel Messi took over and scored three goals to punch Argentina's World Cup ticket.

Lionel Messi's leadership skills in his role as Argentina captain came as a surprise to his new international teammate, German Pezzella.

Messi has been criticised in the past by some, including Argentina great Diego Maradona for lacking the required "personality to be a leader."

Pezzella was called up for the first time to the Albiceleste for his national team's final World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Ecuador and although the Fiorentina defender did not feature in either game, he did get to...

 By Chris Wright

Northern Ireland 'level up' on way to Russia with cool Super Mario video

With a playoff against Switzerland now the only thing standing between them and the 2018 World Cup, Northern Ireland have marked their amazing achievement in fitting fashion.

Taking a hefty slice of inspiration from Nintendo's classic Super Mario franchise, Northern Ireland have produced a brilliant little retro-tinged video showing them "levelling up" by seeing off the likes of the Czech Republic and Azerbaijan in the group stage.

The Green and White Army now face a two-legged confrontation with...