FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 Qualification Competition Europe (UEFA)
The European Zone of qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup will see teams competing for places at the finals in Brazil.
The qualification process started following the completion of the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament in mid-2012.
All 53 UEFA national teams entered qualification and 13 teams will qualify for the 2014 World Cup. The teams will be split into 8 groups of 6 teams and 1 group of 5.
The 9 group winners will qualify directly to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the 8 best runners-up (determined by records against the
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th placed teams only for balance between different groups) will be drawn in two-legged play-offs to determine the other four qualifying nations.