The hosts, the lowest-ranked team in the tourney, drew the second-lowest, Saudi Arabia, for their first game. Conspiracy theorists, discuss.
The dark horse of the field: Morocco didn't give up a goal in its final six qualifiers.
Out of a relatively easy group, France is the favorite to win it all.
The world's favorite underdog drew a killer group—and an opening match against Lionel Messi and Argentina.
Brazil romped through its qualifiers, but have the scars from a humiliating 7--1 loss to Germany in '14 healed?
If Germany wins the group, Mexico could face Brazil in the second round, a bad matchup for El Tri.
Talented, to be sure, but will Belgium continue to underperform when it counts?
Senegal could join Egypt and Nigeria as African nations in the knockout round.