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FIFA World Cup 2018: Full list of 32 teams and 736 players

The 32 teams are ready, venues have been spruced up and the entire world is watching as FIFA World Cup 2018 kicks off in Russia. Spread over 32 days, 12 stadiums and 64 matches, the football world cup promises to enthrall the fans with some superlative matches involving 736 players. 

All the players are primed up to give their best and take the coveted trophy back home. While some teams start as obvious favourites because of the past record, the others would be eyeing to break new grounds and etch their name in the history books. The 736 players include 96 goalkeepers, 248. Defenders, 233. Midfielders and 159 forward or strikers.

Below is the full list of all the 32 teams in alphabetical order and names of all the 736 players:

Argentina: Goalkeepers – Nahuel Guzman, Franco Armani, Wilfredo Caballero. Defenders – Marco Acuna, Cristian Ansaldi, Federico Fazio, Javier Mascherano, Gabriel Mercado, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Rojo, Eduardo Salvio, Nicolas Tagliafico. Midfielders – Ever Banega, Lucas Biglia, Angel Di Maria, Giovani Lo Celso, Maxi Meza, Enzo Perez, Cristian Pavon.. Forwards – Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala

Australia: Goalkeepers – Brad Jones, Mat Ryan, Danny Vukovic. Defenders – Aziz Behich, Milos Degenek, Matthew Jurman, James Meredith, Josh Ridson, Trent Sainsbury. Midfielders – Tim Cahill, Jackson Irvine, Mile Jedinak, Robbie Kruse, Massimo Luongo, Mark Milligan, Aaron Mooy, Tom Rogic. Forwards – Daniel Arzani, Tomi Juric, Jamie Maclaren, Mathew Leckie, Andrew Nabbout, Dimitri Petratos

Belgium: Goalkeepers- Koen Casteels, Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet. Defenders – Toby Alderweireld, Dedryck Boyata, Leander Dendoncker, Vincent Kompany, Thomas Meunier, Thomas Vermaelen, Jan Vertonghen. Midfielders – Yannick Carrasco, Nacer Chadli, Kevin De Bruyne, Mousa Dembele, Marouane Fellaini, Thorgan Hazard, Adnan Januzaj, Youri Tielemans, Axel Witsel. Forwards – Michy Batshuayi, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Dries Mertens

Brazil: Goalkeepers – Alisson, Ederson, Cassio. Defenders – Danilo, Fagner, Pedro Geromel, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Miranda, Marcelo, Filipe Luis. Midfielders – Casemiro, Fernandinho, Renato Augusto, Fred, Coutinho, Paulinho, Willian. Forwards – Douglas Costa, Roberto Firmino, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar, Taison

Colombia: Goalkeepers – Jose Cuadrado, David Ospina, Camilo Vargas. Defenders – Santiago Arias, Yerry Mina, Johan Mojica, Oscar Murillo, Davinson Sanchez, Cristian Zapata, Farid Diaz. Midfielders – Abel Aguilar, Wilmar Barrios, Juan Cuadrado, Jefferson Lerma, Juan Quintero, James Rodriguez, Carlos Sanchez, Mateus Uribe. Forwards – Carlos Bacca, Miguel Borja, Radamel Falcao, Jose Izquierdo, Luis Muriel

Costa Rica: Goalkeepers – Keylor Navas, Patrick Pemberton, Leonel Moreira. Defenders – Giancarlo Gonzalez, Johnny Acosta, Christian Gamboa, Bryan Oviedo, Oscar Duarte, Francisco Calvo, Kendall Waston, Ronald, Matarrita, Ian Smith. Midfielders – Celso Borges, Christian Bolaños, Randall Azofeifa, Yeltsin Tejeda, David Guzman, Rodney Wallace, Daniel Colindres. Forwards – Bryan Ruiz, Joel Campbell, Marco Ureña, Johan Venegas

Croatia: Goalkeepers – Lovre Kalinic, Dominik Livakovic, Danijiel Subasic. Defenders – Duje Caleta-Car, Vedran Corluka, Tin Jedvaj, Dejan Lovren, Josip Pivaric, Ivan Strinic, Domagoj Vida, Sime Vrsaljko. Midfielders – Milan Badelj, Filip Bradaric, Marcelo Brozovic, Mateo Kovacic, Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic. Forwards – Nikola Kalinic, Andrej Kramaric, Mario Mandzukic, Ivan Perisic, Marko Pjaca, Ante Rebic

Denmark: Goalkeepers – Jonas Lossl, Frederik Ronow, Kasper Schmeichel. Defenders – Andreas Christensen, Mathias Jorgensen, Simon Kjaer, Jonas Knudsen, Jens Stryger Larsen, Jannik Vestergaard. Midfielders – Thomas Delaney, Christian Eriksen, Michael Krohn-Dehli, William Kvist, Lukas Lerager, Lasse Schone. Forwards – Martin Braithwaite, Andreas Cornelius, Kasper Dolberg, Viktor Fischer, Nicolai Jorgensen, Yussuf Poulsen, Pione Sisto

Egypt: Goalkeepers – Sherif Ekramy, Essam El Hadary, Mohamed Elshenawy. Defenders – Mohamed Abdelshafy, Ayman Ashraf, Ahmed Elmohamady, Ahmed Fathi, Ali Gabr, Mahmoud Hamdy, Ahmed Hegazy, Samir Saad. Midfielders – Omar Gaber, Tarek Hamed, Sam Morsy, Abdalla Said, Trezeguet. Forwards – Kahraba, Marwan Mohsen, Mohamed Salah, Shikabala, Ramadan Sobhy, Amr Warda

England: Goalkeepers – Jack Butland, Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope. Defenders – Phil Jones, Gary Cahill, Kyle Walker, Kieran Trippier, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Danny Rose, Ashley Young, John Stones, Harry Maguire. Midfielders – Eric Dier, Jordan Henderson, Fabian Delph, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jesse Lingard, Dele Alli. Forwards – Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Jamie Vardy, Raheem Sterling, Danny Welbeck

France: Goalkeepers – Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda, Alphonse Areola. Defenders – Raphael Varane, Samuel Umtiti, Adil Rami, Benjamin Pavard, Presnel Kimpembe, Bernard Mendy, Djibril Sidibe, Lucas Hernandez. Midfielders – Blaise Matuidi, Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kante, Thomas Lemar, Corentin Tolisso, Steven N’Zonzi. Forwards – Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe, Nabil Fekir, Ousmane Dembele, Florian Thauvin

Germany: Goalkeepers – Manuel Neuer, Marc-Andre Ter Stegen, Kevin Trapp. Defenders – Jerome Boateng, Matthias Ginter, Jonas Hector, Mats Hummels, Joshua Kimmich, Marvin Plattenhardt, Antonio Rudiger, Niklas Sule. Midfielders – Julian Brandt, Julian Draxler, Leon Goretzka, Ilkay Gundogan, Sami Khedira, Toni Kroos, Mesut Ozil, Marco Reus, Sebastian Rudy. Forwards – Mario Gomez, Thomas Muller, Timo Werner

Iceland: Goalkeepers – Hannes Þór Halldórsson, Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson, Frederik Schram. Defenders – Kári Árnason, Ari Freyr Skúlason, Ragnar Sigurðsson, Hörður Björgvin Magnússon, Birkir Már Sævarsson, Sverrir Ingi Ingason, Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson. Midfielders – Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson, Birkir Bjarnason, Arnór Ingvi Traustason, Emil Hallfreðsson, Gylfi Sigurðsson, Ólafur Ingi Skúlason, Rúrik Gíslason, Samúel Kári Friðjónsson, Aron Einar Gunnarsson. Forwards – Alfreð Finnbogason, Jón Daði Böðvarsson, Björn Bergmann Sigurðarson, Albert Guðmundsson

Iran: Goalkeepers – Amir Abedzadeh, Ali Beiranvand, Rashid Mazaheri. Defenders – Roozbeh Cheshmi, Ehsan Haji Safi, Majid Hosseini, Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh, Milad Mohammadi, Pejman Montazeri, Morteza Pouraliganji, Ramin Rezaeian. Midfielders – Vahid Amiri, Omid Ebrahimi, Saeid Ezatolahi, Masoud Shojaei, Mehdi Torabi. Forwards – Karim Ansarifard, Sardar Azmoun, Ashkan Dejagah, Saman Ghoddos, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Reza Ghoochannejhad, Mehdi Taremi

Japan: Goalkeepers – Elji Kawashima, Masaaki Higashiguchi, Kosuke Nakamura. Defenders – Yuto Nagatomo, Tomoaki Makino, Wataru Endo, Maya Yoshida, Hiroki Sakai, Gotoku Sakai, Gen Shoji, Naomichi Ueda. Midfielders – Makoto Hasebe, Keisuke Honda, Takashi Inui, Shinji Kagawa, Hotaru Yamaguchi, Genki Haraguchi, Takashi Usami, Gaku Shibasaki, Ryota Oshima. Forwards – Shinji Okazaki, Yuya Osako, Yoshinori Muto

Mexico: Goalkeepers – Jesus Corona, Guillermo Ochoa, Alfredo Talavera. Defenders – Edson Alvarez, Hugo Ayala, Jesus Gallardo, Miguel Layun, Hector Moreno, Diego Reyes, Carlos Salcedo. Midfielders – Giovani Dos Santos, Jonathan Dos Santos, Marco Fabian, Andres Guardado, Hector Herrera, Rafael Marquez. Forwards – Javier Aquino, Jesus Manuel Corona, Javier Hernandez, Raul Jimenez, Hirving Lozano, Oribe Peralta, Carlos Vela

Morocco: Goalkeepers – Ahmad Reda Tagnaouti, Mounir El Kajoui, Yassine Bounou. Defenders – Medhi Benatia, Romain Saiss, Manuel Da Costa, Badr Benoun, Nabil Dirar, Achraf Hakimi, Hamza Mendyl. Midfielders – Mbark Boussoufa, Hakim Ziyech, Karim El Ahmadi, Youssef Ait Bennasser, Sofyan Amrabat, Younes Belhanda, Faycal Fajr, Amine Harit. Forwards – Khalid Boutaib, Aziz Bouhaddouz, Ayoub El Kaabi, Nordin Amrabat, Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez

Nigeria: Goalkeepers – Daniel Akpeyi, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Francis Uzoho. Defenders – Chidozie Awaziem, Leon Balogun, Tyronne Ebuehi, Elderson Echiejile, Bryan Idowu, Kenneth Omeruo, Abdullahi Shehu, William Troost-Ekong. Midfielders – Oghenekaro Etebo, Victor Moses, Wilfred Ndidi, Joel Obi , Mikel John Obi, John Ogu, Ogenyi Onazi. Forwards – Odion Ighalo, Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa, Simeon Nwankwo

Panama: Goalkeepers – Jose Calderon, Jaime Penedo, Alex Rodriguez. Defenders – Felipe Baloy, Harold Cummings, Erick Davis, Fidel Escobar, Adolfo Machado, Michael Amir Murillo, Luis Ovalle, Roman Torres. Midfielders – Edgard Barcenas, Armando Cooper, Anibal Godoy, Gabriel Gomez, Valentin Pimentel, Alberto Quintero, Jose Luis Rodriguez. Forwards – Abdiel Arroyo, Ismael Diaz, Blas Perez, Luis Tejeda, Gabriel Torres

Peru: Goalkeepers – Pedro Gallese, Jose Carvallo, Carlos Caceda. Defenders – Luis Advincula, Miguel Araujo, Aldo Corzo, Nilson Loyola, Christian Ramos, Alberto Rodriguez, Anderson Santamaria, Miguel Trauco. Midfielders – Pedro Aquino, Wilder Cartagena, Christian Cueva, Edison Flores, Renato Tapia, Yoshimar Yotun. Forwards – Paolo Hurtado, Andy Polo, Andre Carrillo, Raul Ruidiaz, Jefferson Farfan, Paolo Guerrero

Poland: Goalkeepers – Bartosz Balkowski, Lukasz Fabianski, Wojciech Szczesny. Defenders – Jan Bednarek, Bartosz Berezynski, Thiago Cionek, Artur Jedrejczyk, Kamil Glik, Michal Pazdan, Lukasz Piszczek. Midfielders – Jakub Blaszczykowski, Jacek Goralski, Kamil Grosicki, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Rafal Kurzawa, Karol Linetty, Slawomir Peszko, Maciej Rybus, Piotr Zielinski. Forwards – Dawid Kownacki, Robert Lewandowski, Arkadiusz Milik, Lukasz Teodorczyk

Portugal: Goalkeepers – Rui Patricio, Beto, Anthony Lopes. Defenders – Cedric Soares, Ricardo Pereira, Pepe, Jose Fonte, Bruno Alves, Ruben Dias, Raphael Guerreiro, Mario Rui. Midfielders – Joao Moutinho, Adrien Silva, William Carvalho, Joao Mario, Manuel Fernandes, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva. Forwards – Cristiano Ronaldo, Ricardo Quaresma, Goncalo Guedez, Andre Silva, Gelson Martins

Russia: Goalkeepers – Igor Akinfeev, Vladimir Gabulov, Andrey Lunev. Defenders – Mario Fernandes, Vladimir Granat, Sergey Ignashevich, Fedor Kudryashov, Ilya Kutepov, Andrey Semenov, Igor Smolnikov. Midfielders – Denis Cheryshev, Alan Dzagoev, Aleksandr Erokhin, Yuri Gazinskiy, Aleksandr Golovin, Daler Kuzyaev, Anton Miranchuk, Aleksandr Samedov, Yuri Zhirkov, Roman Zobnin. Forwards – Artem Dzyuba, Alexsey Miranchuk, Fedor Smolov

Saudi Arabia: Goalkeepers – Yasser Almosailem, Abdullah Almuaiouf, Mohammed Alowais. Defenders – Ali Albulayhi, Mohammed Alburayk, Mansour Alharbi,Yasir Alshahrani, Motaz Hawsawi, Osama Hawsawi, Omar Othman,. Midfielders – Salem Aldawsari, Salman Alfaraj, Taiseer Aljassam, Abdullah Alkhaibari, Abdulmalek Alkhaibri, Hussain Almoqahwi, Yahia Alsherhri, Hatan Bahbir, Mohamed Kanno, Abdullah Otayf. Forwards – Fahad Almuwallad, Mohamed Alsahlawi, Muhannad Asiri

Serbia: Goalkeepers – Marko Dmitrovic, Predrag Rajkovic, Vladimir Stojkovic. Defenders – Branislav Ivanovic, Nikola Milenkovic, Milan Rodic, Antonio Rukavina, Uros Spajic, Vladimir Stojkovic, Dusko Tosic, Milos Veljkovic. Midfielders – Marko Grujic, Filip Kostic, Adem Ljajic, Nemanja Matic, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Luka Milivojevic, Nemanja Radonjic, Dusan Tadic, Andrija Zivkovic. Forwards – Luka Jovic, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Aleksandar Prijovic

Senegal: Goalkeepers – Abdoulaye Diallo, Khadim N’Diaye, Alfred Gomis. Defenders – Kalidou Koulibaly, Kara Mbodji, Youssouf Sabaly, Saliou Ciss, Salif Sane, Lamine Gassama, Moussa Wague. Midfielders – Cheikhou Kouyate, Idrissa Gueye, Cheikh N’Doye, Alfred N’Diaye, Badou N’Diaye. Forwards – Sadio Mane, M’Baye Niang, Moussa Sow, Mame Biram Diouf, Moussa Konate, Keita Balde, Diafra Sakho, Ismaila Sarr

South Korea: Goalkeepers – Jo Hyeon-Woo, Kim Jin-Hyeon, Kim Seung-Gyu,. Defenders – Oh Ban-Suk, Park Joo-Ho, Chul Hong, jang Hyun-Soo, Kim Min-Woo, Jung Seung-Hyun, Go Yo-Han, Lee Yong, Kim Young-Gwon, Yun Young-Sun,. Midfielders – Koo Ja-Cheol, Lee Jae-Sung, Ju Se-Jong, Moon Seon-Min, Lee Seung-Woo, Ki Sung-Yueng, Jung Woo-Young. Forwards – Hwang Hee-Chan, Son Heung-Min, Kim Shin-Wook

Spain: Goalkeepers – Kepa Arrizabalaga, David De Gea, Pepe Reina. Defenders – Jordi Alba, Cesar Azpilicueta, Dani Carvajal, Nacho Monreal, Nacho, Odriozola, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos. Midfielders – Marco Asensio, Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Isco, Koke, Thiago, Saul, David Silva, Lucas Vasquez. Forwards – Iago Aspas, Diego Costa, Rodrigo

Sweden: Goalkeepers – Robin Olsen, Karl-Johan Johnsson. Defenders – Mikael Lustig, Victor Lindelof, Andreas Granqvist, Martin Olsson, Ludwig Augustinsson, Filip Helander, Emil Krafth, Pontus Jansson. Midfielders – Sebastian Larsson, Albin Ekdal, Emil Forsberg, Gustav Svensson, Oscar Hiljemark, Viktor Claesson, Marcus Rohden, Jimmy Durmaz. Forwards – Marcus Berg, Ola Toivonen, John Guidetti, Isaac Kiese-Thelin

Switzerland: Goalkeepers – Roman Buerki, Yvon Mvogo, Yann Sommer. Defenders – Manuel Akanji, Johan Djourou, Nico Elvedi, Michael Lang, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Francois Moubandje, Ricardo Rodriguez, Fabian Schaer. Midfielders – Valon Behrami, Blerim Dzemaili, Gelson Fernandes, Remo Freuler, Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka, Denis Zakaria, Steven Zuber. Forwards – Josip Drmic, Breel Embolo, Haris Seferovic, Mario Gavranovic

Tunisia: Goalkeepers – Farouk Ben Mustapha, Moez Hassen, Aymen Mathlouthi. Defenders – Rami Bedoui, Yohan Benalouane, Syam Ben Youssef, Dylan Bronn, Oussama Haddadi, Ali Maaloul, Yassine Meriah, Hamdi Nagguez. Midfielders – Anice Badri, Mohamed Amine Ben Amor, Ghaylene Chaalali, Ahmed Khalil, Saifeddine Khaoui, Ferjani Sassi, Ellyes Skhiri, Naim Sliti, Bassem Srarfi. Forwards – Fakhreddine Ben Youssef, Saber Khalifa, Wahbi Khazri

Uruguay: Goalkeepers – Martin Campana, Fernando Muslera, Martin Silva. Defenders – Martin Caceres, Sebastian Coates, Jose Maria Gimenez, Diego Godin, Maximiliano Pereira, Gaston Silva, Guillermo Varela. Midfielders – Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Rodrigo Bentancur, Diego Laxalt, Nahitan Nandez, Cristian Rodriguez, Carlos Sanchez, Lucas Torreira, Matias Vecino, Jonathan Urretaviscaya. Forwards – Edinson Cavani, Maximiliano Gomez, Cristhian Stuani, Luis Suarez

Source: Zee News

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