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Millions await the Final Draw for the FIFA world Cup 2006 in Germany. 32 teams from across the globe will be drawn into 8 groups A thru H. Germany has already been assigned to group A and 7 other teams have been chosen to start the other seven groups based on region and passed performance:

Germany: Group A
Brazil
England
Spain
Mexico
France
Argentina
Italy

Although this system offer some protection against a repeat of the last world cup's "Group of death" (ARG,ENG,SWE,NGR) there are still some threathening teams to be drawn. The continents will be represented as follows:

N. America, C. Americal and Caribbeans: CONCACAF

Mexico
USA
Costa Rica
Trinidad & Tobago

South America:

Brazil
Argentina
Paraguay
Equador

ASIA:

Saudi Arabia
Iran
S. Korea
Japan

Africa:

Ivory Coast
Ghana
Togo
Angola
Tunisia

Oceania:

Australia

Europe:

Germany
Italy
France
England
Portugal
Netherlands
Spain
Sweden
Serbia and Montenegro
Croatia
Ukrain
Poland
Switzerland
Czech Republic