32 teams have now qualified for the 2018 Fifa World Cup to be hosted by Russia in 2018. Before the official draw the pots for these teams have now been confirmed.
A tearful Gianluigi Buffon said he was "sorry for all of Italian football" as he led a wave of international retirements after a World Cup play-off defeat by Sweden.
Morocco qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 2-0 victory away to Ivory Coast, who missed out on a fourth consecutive appearance at the finals.
Senegal qualified for their second appearance at the World Cup finals, returning after a 16-year absence, with a clinical victory over a luckless South Africa at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.
Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world's best male player at the 2017 Best Fifa Football Awards in London.
Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning exploits with Real Madrid make him the strong favourite to win the 2017 Best FIFA Men's Player Award at Monday's ceremony in London.
A Lionel Messi hat-trick ensured Argentina came from behind to win in Ecuador and avoid missing a World Cup finals for the first time since 1970.
Iceland became the smallest nation to progress to a World Cup after beating Kosovo to win their qualifying group for Russia 2018. The Euro 2016 quarter-finalists, who knocked out England in the last 16, have a population of about 335,000.
Two-time champions Ghana edged past Colombia 1-0 in their opening match in Group A of the Under-17 World Cup in India.
Fifa has handed out punishments to eight African nations for various offences committed during September's 2018 World Cup qualifiers.