The countdown is on until the kickoff of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and 405 days stand between now and the start of the competition.
With Qatar’s place in the tournament solidified based on their host status, 31 other countries are currently vying for their place next November.
However, two more teams were added to the list of the qualified with Germany and Denmark.
The Germans secured their place atop Group J with two matches remaining after going 7-0-1 and picking up 21 out of a possible 24 points at this stage, while Denmark is undefeated to this point, having won its eighth-straight match.
With UEFA’s qualifying cycle nearing completion, several other nations are closing in on securing their place in Qatar, while in other qualifying zones like North and South America, Mexico and Brazil are positioning themselves well to reach another World Cup.
Here’s a look at the current state of World Cup qualifying across the globe and how teams can qualify for the world’s biggest competition.