2014 FIFA World Cup squads

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup was an international football tournament that was held in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. The 32 national teams involved in the tournament were required to register a squad of 23 players, including three goalkeepers.[1] Only players in these squads were eligible to take part in the tournament.

A provisional list of 30 players per national team was submitted to FIFA by 13 May 2014.[1] FIFA published the 30-player provisional lists on their website on 16 May 2014.[2] The final lists of 23 players per national team were submitted to FIFA by 2 June 2014.[1] FIFA published the 23-player final lists, with the squad numbers, on their website, on 5 June 2014.[3] Teams are permitted to make late replacements in the event of serious injury, at any time up to 24 hours before their first game.[1]

The age listed for each player is on 12 June 2014, the first day of the tournament. The number of caps listed for each player does not include any matches played after the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The club listed is the club for which the player last played a competitive match prior to the tournament. The nationality for each club reflects the national association (not the league) to which the club is affiliated.

The Netherlands was the only team that used all of its 23 players during the tournament, making it the first team in World Cup history to ever use all of its players in the squad.[4]

Group A[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Coach: Luiz Felipe Scolari

The final squad was announced on 7 May 2014.[5] The squad numbers were revealed on 2 June.[6] Neymar suffered a fractured vertebra following a foul by Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zúñiga in the quarter-final; it was announced that Neymar would miss the remainder of the tournament.[7]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Jefferson (1983-01-02)2 January 1983 (aged 31) 9 Brazil Botafogo
2 2DF Dani Alves (1983-05-06)6 May 1983 (aged 31) 75 Spain Barcelona
3 2DF Thiago Silva (c) (1984-09-22)22 September 1984 (aged 29) 46 France Paris Saint-Germain
4 2DF David Luiz (1987-04-22)22 April 1987 (aged 27) 36 England Chelsea[8]
5 3MF Fernandinho (1985-05-04)4 May 1985 (aged 29) 7 England Manchester City
6 2DF Marcelo (1988-05-12)12 May 1988 (aged 26) 31 Spain Real Madrid
7 4FW Hulk (1986-07-25)25 July 1986 (aged 27) 35 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
8 3MF Paulinho (1988-07-25)25 July 1988 (aged 25) 26 England Tottenham Hotspur
9 4FW Fred (1983-10-03)3 October 1983 (aged 30) 33 Brazil Fluminense
10 4FW Neymar (1992-02-05)5 February 1992 (aged 22) 49 Spain Barcelona
11 3MF Oscar (1991-09-09)9 September 1991 (aged 22) 31 England Chelsea
12 1GK Júlio César (1979-09-03)3 September 1979 (aged 34) 80 Canada Toronto FC[9]
13 2DF Dante (1983-10-18)18 October 1983 (aged 30) 12 Germany Bayern Munich
14 2DF Maxwell (1981-08-27)27 August 1981 (aged 32) 9 France Paris Saint-Germain
15 2DF Henrique (1986-10-14)14 October 1986 (aged 27) 5 Italy Napoli
16 3MF Ramires (1987-03-24)24 March 1987 (aged 27) 42 England Chelsea
17 3MF Luiz Gustavo (1987-07-23)23 July 1987 (aged 26) 19 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
18 3MF Hernanes (1985-05-29)29 May 1985 (aged 29) 24 Italy Internazionale
19 3MF Willian (1988-08-09)9 August 1988 (aged 25) 7 England Chelsea
20 4FW Bernard (1992-09-08)8 September 1992 (aged 21) 11 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
21 4FW (1987-03-20)20 March 1987 (aged 27) 17 Brazil Atlético Mineiro
22 1GK Victor (1983-01-21)21 January 1983 (aged 31) 6 Brazil Atlético Mineiro
23 2DF Maicon (1981-07-26)26 July 1981 (aged 32) 72 Italy Roma

Cameroon[edit]

Coach: Germany Volker Finke

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[10]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Loïc Feudjou (1992-04-14)14 April 1992 (aged 22) 2 Cameroon Coton Sport
2 2DF Benoît Assou-Ekotto (1984-03-24)24 March 1984 (aged 30) 22 England Queens Park Rangers[11]
3 2DF Nicolas N'Koulou (1990-03-27)27 March 1990 (aged 24) 48 France Marseille
4 2DF Cédric Djeugoué (1992-08-28)28 August 1992 (aged 21) 3 Cameroon Coton Sport
5 2DF Dany Nounkeu (1986-04-11)11 April 1986 (aged 28) 16 Turkey Beşiktaş[12]
6 3MF Alex Song (1987-09-09)9 September 1987 (aged 26) 47 Spain Barcelona
7 3MF Landry N'Guémo (1985-11-28)28 November 1985 (aged 28) 40 France Bordeaux
8 4FW Benjamin Moukandjo (1988-11-12)12 November 1988 (aged 25) 17 France Nancy
9 4FW Samuel Eto'o (c) (1981-03-10)10 March 1981 (aged 33) 117 England Chelsea[13]
10 4FW Vincent Aboubakar (1992-01-22)22 January 1992 (aged 22) 24 France Lorient
11 3MF Jean Makoun (1983-05-29)29 May 1983 (aged 31) 66 France Rennes
12 2DF Henri Bedimo (1984-06-04)4 June 1984 (aged 30) 31 France Lyon
13 4FW Maxim Choupo-Moting (1989-03-23)23 March 1989 (aged 25) 26 Germany Mainz 05
14 2DF Aurélien Chedjou (1985-06-20)20 June 1985 (aged 28) 31 Turkey Galatasaray
15 4FW Pierre Webó (1982-01-20)20 January 1982 (aged 32) 56 Turkey Fenerbahçe
16 1GK Charles Itandje (1982-11-02)2 November 1982 (aged 31) 9 Turkey Konyaspor[14]
17 3MF Stéphane Mbia (1986-05-20)20 May 1986 (aged 28) 49 Spain Sevilla[15]
18 3MF Eyong Enoh (1986-03-23)23 March 1986 (aged 28) 38 Turkey Antalyaspor
19 4FW Fabrice Olinga (1996-05-12)12 May 1996 (aged 18) 8 Belgium Zulte Waregem[16]
20 3MF Edgar Salli (1992-08-17)17 August 1992 (aged 21) 9 France Lens[17]
21 3MF Joël Matip (1991-08-08)8 August 1991 (aged 22) 23 Germany Schalke 04
22 2DF Allan Nyom (1988-05-10)10 May 1988 (aged 26) 10 Spain Granada[18]
23 1GK Sammy N'Djock (1990-02-25)25 February 1990 (aged 24) 3 Turkey Fethiyespor[19]

Croatia[edit]

Coach: Niko Kovač

The final squad was announced on 31 May 2014.[20] With less than 48 hours until the opening game against Brazil, Milan Badelj was called up to replace the injured Ivan Močinić, after having previously been excluded from the final squad.[21]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Stipe Pletikosa (1979-01-08)8 January 1979 (aged 35) 111 Russia Rostov
2 2DF Šime Vrsaljko (1992-01-10)10 January 1992 (aged 22) 7 Italy Genoa
3 2DF Danijel Pranjić (1981-12-02)2 December 1981 (aged 32) 50 Greece Panathinaikos
4 3MF Ivan Perišić (1989-02-02)2 February 1989 (aged 25) 29 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
5 2DF Vedran Ćorluka (1986-02-05)5 February 1986 (aged 28) 72 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
6 2DF Dejan Lovren (1989-07-05)5 July 1989 (aged 24) 25 England Southampton
7 3MF Ivan Rakitić (1988-03-10)10 March 1988 (aged 26) 62 Spain Sevilla[22]
8 3MF Ognjen Vukojević (1983-12-20)20 December 1983 (aged 30) 55 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
9 4FW Nikica Jelavić (1985-08-27)27 August 1985 (aged 28) 33 England Hull City
10 3MF Luka Modrić (1985-09-09)9 September 1985 (aged 28) 75 Spain Real Madrid
11 2DF Darijo Srna (c) (1982-05-01)1 May 1982 (aged 32) 112 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
12 1GK Oliver Zelenika (1993-05-14)14 May 1993 (aged 21) 0 Croatia Lokomotiva[23]
13 2DF Gordon Schildenfeld (1985-03-18)18 March 1985 (aged 29) 21 Greece Panathinaikos[24]
14 3MF Marcelo Brozović (1992-10-16)16 October 1992 (aged 21) 1 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
15 3MF Milan Badelj (1989-02-25)25 February 1989 (aged 25) 9 Germany Hamburger SV
16 4FW Ante Rebić (1993-09-21)21 September 1993 (aged 20) 5 Italy Fiorentina
17 4FW Mario Mandžukić (1986-05-21)21 May 1986 (aged 28) 50 Germany Bayern Munich[25]
18 4FW Ivica Olić (1979-09-14)14 September 1979 (aged 34) 92 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
19 3MF Sammir (1987-04-23)23 April 1987 (aged 27) 6 Spain Getafe
20 3MF Mateo Kovačić (1994-05-06)6 May 1994 (aged 20) 10 Italy Internazionale
21 2DF Domagoj Vida (1989-04-29)29 April 1989 (aged 25) 23 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
22 4FW Eduardo (1983-02-25)25 February 1983 (aged 31) 63 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
23 1GK Danijel Subašić (1984-10-27)27 October 1984 (aged 29) 6 France AS Monaco

Mexico[edit]

Coach: Miguel Herrera

The final squad was announced on 9 May 2014.[26][27] However, midfielders Luis Montes and Juan Carlos Medina sustained injuries afterwards and were replaced by Javier Aquino and Miguel Ángel Ponce.[28]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK José de Jesús Corona (1981-01-26)26 January 1981 (aged 33) 34 Mexico Cruz Azul
2 2DF Francisco Javier Rodríguez (1981-10-20)20 October 1981 (aged 32) 95 Mexico América[29]
3 2DF Carlos Salcido (1980-04-02)2 April 1980 (aged 34) 122 Mexico UANL[30]
4 2DF Rafael Márquez (c) (1979-02-13)13 February 1979 (aged 35) 120 Mexico León
5 2DF Diego Reyes (1992-09-19)19 September 1992 (aged 21) 14 Portugal Porto
6 3MF Héctor Herrera (1990-04-19)19 April 1990 (aged 24) 13 Portugal Porto
7 2DF Miguel Layún (1988-06-25)25 June 1988 (aged 25) 15 Mexico América
8 3MF Marco Fabián (1989-07-21)21 July 1989 (aged 24) 15 Mexico Cruz Azul[31]
9 4FW Raúl Jiménez (1991-05-05)5 May 1991 (aged 23) 25 Mexico América
10 4FW Giovani dos Santos (1989-05-11)11 May 1989 (aged 25) 76 Spain Villarreal
11 4FW Alan Pulido (1991-03-08)8 March 1991 (aged 23) 6 Mexico UANL
12 1GK Alfredo Talavera (1982-09-18)18 September 1982 (aged 31) 14 Mexico Toluca
13 1GK Guillermo Ochoa (1985-07-13)13 July 1985 (aged 28) 59 France Ajaccio[32]
14 4FW Javier Hernández (1988-06-01)1 June 1988 (aged 26) 62 England Manchester United
15 2DF Héctor Moreno (1988-01-17)17 January 1988 (aged 26) 53 Spain Espanyol
16 2DF Miguel Ángel Ponce (1989-04-12)12 April 1989 (aged 25) 8 Mexico Toluca[33]
17 3MF Isaác Brizuela (1990-08-28)28 August 1990 (aged 23) 7 Mexico Toluca
18 2DF Andrés Guardado (1986-09-28)28 September 1986 (aged 27) 104 Germany Bayer Leverkusen[34]
19 4FW Oribe Peralta (1984-01-12)12 January 1984 (aged 30) 33 Mexico Santos Laguna[35]
20 3MF Javier Aquino (1990-02-11)11 February 1990 (aged 24) 22 Spain Villarreal
21 3MF Carlos Peña (1990-03-29)29 March 1990 (aged 24) 16 Mexico León
22 2DF Paul Aguilar (1986-03-06)6 March 1986 (aged 28) 30 Mexico América
23 3MF José Juan Vázquez (1988-03-14)14 March 1988 (aged 26) 5 Mexico León

Group B[edit]

Australia[edit]

Coach: Ange Postecoglou

The final squad was announced on 3 June 2014.[36]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Mathew Ryan (1992-04-08)8 April 1992 (aged 22) 7 Belgium Club Brugge
2 2DF Ivan Franjic (1987-09-10)10 September 1987 (aged 26) 9 Australia Brisbane Roar
3 2DF Jason Davidson (1991-06-29)29 June 1991 (aged 22) 7 Netherlands Heracles Almelo
4 4FW Tim Cahill (1979-12-06)6 December 1979 (aged 34) 69 United States New York Red Bulls
5 3MF Mark Milligan (1985-08-04)4 August 1985 (aged 28) 29 Australia Melbourne Victory
6 2DF Matthew Špiranović (1988-06-27)27 June 1988 (aged 25) 18 Australia Western Sydney Wanderers
7 4FW Mathew Leckie (1991-02-04)4 February 1991 (aged 23) 8 Germany FSV Frankfurt[37]
8 2DF Bailey Wright (1992-07-28)28 July 1992 (aged 21) 0 England Preston North End
9 4FW Adam Taggart (1993-06-02)2 June 1993 (aged 21) 5 Australia Newcastle Jets[38]
10 3MF Ben Halloran (1992-06-14)14 June 1992 (aged 21) 2 Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
11 3MF Tommy Oar (1991-12-10)10 December 1991 (aged 22) 15 Netherlands Utrecht
12 1GK Mitchell Langerak (1988-08-22)22 August 1988 (aged 25) 3 Germany Borussia Dortmund
13 3MF Oliver Bozanić (1989-01-08)8 January 1989 (aged 25) 3 Switzerland Luzern
14 3MF James Troisi (1988-07-03)3 July 1988 (aged 25) 11 Australia Melbourne Victory[39]
15 3MF Mile Jedinak (c) (1984-08-03)3 August 1984 (aged 29) 44 England Crystal Palace
16 3MF James Holland (1989-05-15)15 May 1989 (aged 25) 14 Austria Austria Wien
17 3MF Matt McKay (1983-01-11)11 January 1983 (aged 31) 47 Australia Brisbane Roar
18 1GK Eugene Galeković (1981-06-12)12 June 1981 (aged 33) 8 Australia Adelaide United
19 2DF Ryan McGowan (1989-08-15)15 August 1989 (aged 24) 9 China Shandong Luneng Taishan
20 3MF Dario Vidošić (1987-04-08)8 April 1987 (aged 27) 23 Switzerland Sion
21 3MF Massimo Luongo (1992-09-25)25 September 1992 (aged 21) 1 England Swindon Town
22 2DF Alex Wilkinson (1984-08-13)13 August 1984 (aged 29) 3 South Korea Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
23 3MF Mark Bresciano (1980-02-11)11 February 1980 (aged 34) 74 Qatar Al-Gharafa

Chile[edit]

Coach: Argentina Jorge Sampaoli

The final squad was announced on 1 June 2014.[40]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Claudio Bravo (c) (1983-04-13)13 April 1983 (aged 31) 79 Spain Real Sociedad[41]
2 2DF Eugenio Mena (1988-07-18)18 July 1988 (aged 25) 25 Brazil Santos
3 2DF Miiko Albornoz (1990-11-30)30 November 1990 (aged 23) 2 Sweden Malmö FF[42]
4 3MF Mauricio Isla (1988-06-12)12 June 1988 (aged 26) 47 Italy Juventus
5 3MF Francisco Silva (1986-02-11)11 February 1986 (aged 28) 12 Spain Osasuna
6 3MF Carlos Carmona (1987-02-21)21 February 1987 (aged 27) 44 Italy Atalanta
7 4FW Alexis Sánchez (1988-12-19)19 December 1988 (aged 25) 67 Spain Barcelona[43]
8 3MF Arturo Vidal (1987-05-22)22 May 1987 (aged 27) 54 Italy Juventus
9 4FW Mauricio Pinilla (1984-02-04)4 February 1984 (aged 30) 27 Italy Cagliari
10 3MF Jorge Valdivia (1983-10-03)3 October 1983 (aged 30) 57 Brazil Palmeiras
11 4FW Eduardo Vargas (1989-11-20)20 November 1989 (aged 24) 30 Spain Valencia[44]
12 1GK Cristopher Toselli (1988-06-22)22 June 1988 (aged 25) 4 Chile Universidad Católica
13 2DF José Manuel Rojas (1983-06-03)3 June 1983 (aged 31) 19 Chile Universidad de Chile
14 3MF Fabián Orellana (1986-01-27)27 January 1986 (aged 28) 26 Spain Celta Vigo
15 3MF Jean Beausejour (1984-06-03)3 June 1984 (aged 30) 59 England Wigan Athletic
16 3MF Felipe Gutiérrez (1990-10-08)8 October 1990 (aged 23) 18 Netherlands Twente
17 2DF Gary Medel (1987-08-03)3 August 1987 (aged 26) 61 Wales Cardiff City
18 2DF Gonzalo Jara (1985-08-29)29 August 1985 (aged 28) 65 England Nottingham Forest[45]
19 3MF José Pedro Fuenzalida (1985-02-22)22 February 1985 (aged 29) 23 Chile Colo-Colo
20 3MF Charles Aránguiz (1989-04-17)17 April 1989 (aged 25) 21 Brazil Internacional
21 3MF Marcelo Díaz (1986-12-30)30 December 1986 (aged 27) 21 Switzerland Basel
22 4FW Esteban Paredes (1980-08-01)1 August 1980 (aged 33) 35 Chile Colo-Colo
23 1GK Johnny Herrera (1981-05-09)9 May 1981 (aged 33) 8 Chile Universidad de Chile

Netherlands[edit]

Coach: Louis van Gaal

The final squad was announced on 31 May 2014.[46] The squad numbers were revealed on 2 June, during a press conference with Van Gaal.[47]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Jasper Cillessen (1989-04-22)22 April 1989 (aged 25) 8 Netherlands Ajax
2 2DF Ron Vlaar (1985-02-16)16 February 1985 (aged 29) 24 England Aston Villa
3 2DF Stefan de Vrij (1992-02-05)5 February 1992 (aged 22) 12 Netherlands Feyenoord
4 2DF Bruno Martins Indi (1992-02-08)8 February 1992 (aged 22) 16 Netherlands Feyenoord
5 2DF Daley Blind (1990-03-09)9 March 1990 (aged 24) 12 Netherlands Ajax
6 3MF Nigel de Jong (1984-11-13)13 November 1984 (aged 29) 71 Italy Milan
7 2DF Daryl Janmaat (1989-07-22)22 July 1989 (aged 24) 16 Netherlands Feyenoord
8 3MF Jonathan de Guzmán (1987-09-13)13 September 1987 (aged 26) 10 Wales Swansea City
9 4FW Robin van Persie (c) (1983-08-06)6 August 1983 (aged 30) 85 England Manchester United
10 3MF Wesley Sneijder (1984-06-09)9 June 1984 (aged 30) 99 Turkey Galatasaray
11 4FW Arjen Robben (1984-01-23)23 January 1984 (aged 30) 75 Germany Bayern Munich
12 2DF Paul Verhaegh (1983-09-01)1 September 1983 (aged 30) 2 Germany FC Augsburg
13 2DF Joël Veltman (1992-01-15)15 January 1992 (aged 22) 2 Netherlands Ajax
14 2DF Terence Kongolo (1994-02-14)14 February 1994 (aged 20) 1 Netherlands Feyenoord
15 4FW Dirk Kuyt (1980-07-22)22 July 1980 (aged 33) 98 Turkey Fenerbahçe
16 3MF Jordy Clasie (1991-06-27)27 June 1991 (aged 22) 8 Netherlands Feyenoord
17 4FW Jeremain Lens (1987-11-24)24 November 1987 (aged 26) 22 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
18 3MF Leroy Fer (1990-01-05)5 January 1990 (aged 24) 6 England Norwich City
19 4FW Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983-08-12)12 August 1983 (aged 30) 62 Germany Schalke 04
20 3MF Georginio Wijnaldum (1990-11-11)11 November 1990 (aged 23) 5 Netherlands PSV
21 4FW Memphis Depay (1994-02-13)13 February 1994 (aged 20) 6 Netherlands PSV
22 1GK Michel Vorm (1983-10-03)3 October 1983 (aged 30) 14 Wales Swansea City
23 1GK Tim Krul (1988-04-03)3 April 1988 (aged 26) 5 England Newcastle United

Spain[edit]

Coach: Vicente del Bosque

The final squad was announced on 31 May 2014.[48] The squad numbers were revealed on 3 June.[49]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Iker Casillas (c) (1981-05-20)20 May 1981 (aged 33) 154 Spain Real Madrid
2 2DF Raúl Albiol (1985-09-04)4 September 1985 (aged 28) 46 Italy Napoli
3 2DF Gerard Piqué (1987-02-02)2 February 1987 (aged 27) 60 Spain Barcelona
4 3MF Javi Martínez (1988-09-02)2 September 1988 (aged 25) 17 Germany Bayern Munich
5 2DF Juanfran (1985-01-09)9 January 1985 (aged 29) 8 Spain Atlético Madrid
6 3MF Andrés Iniesta (1984-05-11)11 May 1984 (aged 30) 97 Spain Barcelona
7 4FW David Villa (1981-12-03)3 December 1981 (aged 32) 96 Spain Atlético Madrid[50]
8 3MF Xavi (1980-01-25)25 January 1980 (aged 34) 132 Spain Barcelona
9 4FW Fernando Torres (1984-03-20)20 March 1984 (aged 30) 107 England Chelsea
10 3MF Cesc Fàbregas (1987-05-04)4 May 1987 (aged 27) 89 Spain Barcelona[51]
11 4FW Pedro (1987-07-28)28 July 1987 (aged 26) 40 Spain Barcelona
12 1GK David de Gea (1990-11-07)7 November 1990 (aged 23) 1 England Manchester United
13 3MF Juan Mata (1988-04-28)28 April 1988 (aged 26) 33 England Manchester United
14 3MF Xabi Alonso (1981-11-25)25 November 1981 (aged 32) 111 Spain Real Madrid
15 2DF Sergio Ramos (1986-03-30)30 March 1986 (aged 28) 117 Spain Real Madrid
16 3MF Sergio Busquets (1988-07-16)16 July 1988 (aged 25) 65 Spain Barcelona
17 3MF Koke (1992-01-08)8 January 1992 (aged 22) 8 Spain Atlético Madrid
18 2DF Jordi Alba (1989-03-21)21 March 1989 (aged 25) 26 Spain Barcelona
19 4FW Diego Costa (1988-10-07)7 October 1988 (aged 25) 2 Spain Atlético Madrid
20 3MF Santi Cazorla (1984-12-13)13 December 1984 (aged 29) 64 England Arsenal
21 3MF David Silva (1986-01-08)8 January 1986 (aged 28) 80 England Manchester City
22 2DF César Azpilicueta (1989-08-28)28 August 1989 (aged 24) 6 England Chelsea
23 1GK Pepe Reina (1982-08-31)31 August 1982 (aged 31) 32 Italy Napoli[52]

Group C[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Coach: Argentina José Pékerman

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[53] However, midfielder Aldo Leão Ramírez sustained injury afterwards and was replaced by Carlos Carbonero.[54]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK David Ospina (1988-08-31)31 August 1988 (aged 25) 44 France Nice
2 2DF Cristián Zapata (1986-09-30)30 September 1986 (aged 27) 24 Italy Milan
3 2DF Mario Yepes (c) (1976-01-13)13 January 1976 (aged 38) 98 Italy Atalanta
4 2DF Santiago Arias (1992-01-13)13 January 1992 (aged 22) 6 Netherlands PSV
5 3MF Carlos Carbonero (1990-07-25)25 July 1990 (aged 23) 1 Argentina River Plate
6 3MF Carlos Sánchez (1986-02-06)6 February 1986 (aged 28) 44 Spain Elche
7 2DF Pablo Armero (1986-11-02)2 November 1986 (aged 27) 53 England West Ham United[55]
8 3MF Abel Aguilar (1985-01-06)6 January 1985 (aged 29) 49 France Toulouse
9 4FW Teófilo Gutiérrez (1985-05-17)17 May 1985 (aged 29) 30 Argentina River Plate
10 3MF James Rodríguez (1991-07-12)12 July 1991 (aged 22) 22 France AS Monaco
11 3MF Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (1988-05-26)26 May 1988 (aged 26) 28 Italy Fiorentina
12 1GK Camilo Vargas (1989-03-09)9 March 1989 (aged 25) 0 Colombia Santa Fe
13 3MF Fredy Guarín (1986-06-30)30 June 1986 (aged 27) 49 Italy Internazionale
14 4FW Víctor Ibarbo (1990-05-19)19 May 1990 (aged 24) 9 Italy Cagliari
15 3MF Alexander Mejía (1988-07-11)11 July 1988 (aged 25) 8 Colombia Atlético Nacional
16 2DF Éder Álvarez Balanta (1993-02-28)28 February 1993 (aged 21) 3 Argentina River Plate
17 4FW Carlos Bacca (1986-09-08)8 September 1986 (aged 27) 11 Spain Sevilla
18 2DF Juan Camilo Zúñiga (1985-12-14)14 December 1985 (aged 28) 50 Italy Napoli
19 4FW Adrián Ramos (1986-01-22)22 January 1986 (aged 28) 26 Germany Hertha BSC
20 3MF Juan Fernando Quintero (1993-01-18)18 January 1993 (aged 21) 4 Portugal Porto
21 4FW Jackson Martínez (1986-10-03)3 October 1986 (aged 27) 27 Portugal Porto
22 1GK Faryd Mondragón (1971-06-21)21 June 1971 (aged 43) 50 Colombia Deportivo Cali
23 2DF Carlos Valdés (1985-05-22)22 May 1985 (aged 29) 14 Argentina San Lorenzo[56]

Greece[edit]

Coach: Portugal Fernando Santos

The final squad was announced on 19 May 2014.[57]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Orestis Karnezis (1985-07-11)11 July 1985 (aged 28) 19 Spain Granada[58]
2 3MF Giannis Maniatis (1986-10-12)12 October 1986 (aged 27) 30 Greece Olympiacos
3 2DF Giorgos Tzavellas (1987-11-26)26 November 1987 (aged 26) 13 Greece PAOK
4 2DF Kostas Manolas (1991-06-14)14 June 1991 (aged 22) 9 Greece Olympiacos
5 2DF Vangelis Moras (1981-08-26)26 August 1981 (aged 32) 19 Italy Verona
6 3MF Alexandros Tziolis (1985-02-13)13 February 1985 (aged 29) 49 Turkey Kayserispor[59]
7 4FW Georgios Samaras (1985-02-21)21 February 1985 (aged 29) 74 Scotland Celtic[60]
8 3MF Panagiotis Kone (1987-07-26)26 July 1987 (aged 26) 16 Italy Bologna
9 4FW Kostas Mitroglou (1988-03-12)12 March 1988 (aged 26) 32 England Fulham
10 3MF Giorgos Karagounis (c) (1977-03-06)6 March 1977 (aged 37) 135 England Fulham
11 2DF Loukas Vyntra (1981-02-05)5 February 1981 (aged 33) 50 Spain Levante
12 1GK Panagiotis Glykos (1986-06-03)3 June 1986 (aged 28) 2 Greece PAOK
13 1GK Stefanos Kapino (1994-03-18)18 March 1994 (aged 20) 2 Greece Panathinaikos
14 4FW Dimitris Salpingidis (1981-08-18)18 August 1981 (aged 32) 76 Greece PAOK
15 2DF Vasilis Torosidis (1985-06-10)10 June 1985 (aged 29) 66 Italy Roma
16 3MF Lazaros Christodoulopoulos (1986-12-19)19 December 1986 (aged 27) 19 Italy Bologna
17 4FW Theofanis Gekas (1980-05-23)23 May 1980 (aged 34) 72 Turkey Konyaspor
18 3MF Giannis Fetfatzidis (1990-12-21)21 December 1990 (aged 23) 19 Italy Genoa
19 2DF Sokratis Papastathopoulos (1988-06-09)9 June 1988 (aged 26) 47 Germany Borussia Dortmund
20 2DF José Holebas (1984-06-27)27 June 1984 (aged 29) 22 Greece Olympiacos
21 3MF Kostas Katsouranis (1979-06-21)21 June 1979 (aged 34) 111 Greece PAOK
22 3MF Andreas Samaris (1989-06-13)13 June 1989 (aged 24) 4 Greece Olympiacos
23 3MF Panagiotis Tachtsidis (1991-02-15)15 February 1991 (aged 23) 6 Italy Torino

Ivory Coast[edit]

Coach: France Sabri Lamouchi

The final squad was announced on 1 June 2014.[61]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Boubacar Barry (1979-12-30)30 December 1979 (aged 34) 77 Belgium Lokeren
2 2DF Ousmane Viera (1986-12-21)21 December 1986 (aged 27) 1 Turkey Çaykur Rizespor
3 2DF Arthur Boka (1983-04-02)2 April 1983 (aged 31) 78 Germany VfB Stuttgart
4 2DF Kolo Touré (1981-03-19)19 March 1981 (aged 33) 107 England Liverpool
5 2DF Didier Zokora (1980-12-14)14 December 1980 (aged 33) 119 Turkey Trabzonspor[62]
6 4FW Mathis Bolly (1990-11-14)14 November 1990 (aged 23) 4 Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
7 2DF Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro (1992-10-11)11 October 1992 (aged 21) 1 France Toulouse
8 4FW Salomon Kalou (1985-08-05)5 August 1985 (aged 28) 67 France Lille
9 3MF Cheick Tioté (1986-06-21)21 June 1986 (aged 27) 43 England Newcastle United
10 4FW Gervinho (1987-05-27)27 May 1987 (aged 27) 53 Italy Roma
11 4FW Didier Drogba (c) (1978-03-11)11 March 1978 (aged 36) 101 Turkey Galatasaray
12 4FW Wilfried Bony (1988-12-10)10 December 1988 (aged 25) 24 Wales Swansea City
13 4FW Didier Ya Konan (1984-05-22)22 May 1984 (aged 30) 25 Germany Hannover 96
14 3MF Ismaël Diomandé (1992-08-28)28 August 1992 (aged 21) 2 France Saint-Étienne
15 4FW Max Gradel (1987-11-30)30 November 1987 (aged 26) 26 France Saint-Étienne
16 1GK Sylvain Gbohouo (1988-10-29)29 October 1988 (aged 25) 2 Ivory Coast Séwé Sport
17 2DF Serge Aurier (1992-12-24)24 December 1992 (aged 21) 8 France Toulouse
18 2DF Constant Djakpa (1986-10-17)17 October 1986 (aged 27) 5 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
19 3MF Yaya Touré (1983-05-13)13 May 1983 (aged 31) 82 England Manchester City
20 3MF Serey Die (1984-11-07)7 November 1984 (aged 29) 7 Switzerland Basel
21 4FW Giovanni Sio (1989-03-31)31 March 1989 (aged 25) 7 Switzerland Basel
22 2DF Sol Bamba (1985-01-13)13 January 1985 (aged 29) 43 Turkey Trabzonspor
23 1GK Sayouba Mandé (1993-06-15)15 June 1993 (aged 20) 1 Norway Stabæk

Japan[edit]

Coach: Italy Alberto Zaccheroni

The final squad was announced on 12 May 2014.[63] The squad numbers were revealed on 25 May.[64]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Eiji Kawashima (1983-03-20)20 March 1983 (aged 31) 56 Belgium Standard Liège
2 2DF Atsuto Uchida (1988-03-27)27 March 1988 (aged 26) 68 Germany Schalke 04
3 2DF Gōtoku Sakai (1991-03-14)14 March 1991 (aged 23) 12 Germany VfB Stuttgart
4 3MF Keisuke Honda (1986-06-13)13 June 1986 (aged 27) 56 Italy Milan
5 2DF Yuto Nagatomo (1986-09-12)12 September 1986 (aged 27) 70 Italy Internazionale
6 2DF Masato Morishige (1987-05-21)21 May 1987 (aged 27) 10 Japan F.C. Tokyo
7 3MF Yasuhito Endō (1980-01-28)28 January 1980 (aged 34) 144 Japan Gamba Osaka
8 3MF Hiroshi Kiyotake (1989-11-12)12 November 1989 (aged 24) 25 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
9 4FW Shinji Okazaki (1986-04-16)16 April 1986 (aged 28) 76 Germany Mainz 05
10 3MF Shinji Kagawa (1989-03-17)17 March 1989 (aged 25) 57 England Manchester United
11 4FW Yoichiro Kakitani (1990-01-03)3 January 1990 (aged 24) 12 Japan Cerezo Osaka
12 1GK Shusaku Nishikawa (1986-06-18)18 June 1986 (aged 27) 13 Japan Urawa Red Diamonds
13 4FW Yoshito Ōkubo (1982-06-09)9 June 1982 (aged 32) 57 Japan Kawasaki Frontale
14 3MF Toshihiro Aoyama (1986-02-22)22 February 1986 (aged 28) 6 Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima
15 2DF Yasuyuki Konno (1983-01-25)25 January 1983 (aged 31) 81 Japan Gamba Osaka
16 3MF Hotaru Yamaguchi (1990-10-06)6 October 1990 (aged 23) 12 Japan Cerezo Osaka
17 3MF Makoto Hasebe (c) (1984-01-18)18 January 1984 (aged 30) 78 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
18 4FW Yuya Osako (1990-05-18)18 May 1990 (aged 24) 9 Germany 1860 München
19 2DF Masahiko Inoha (1983-08-28)28 August 1983 (aged 30) 21 Japan Jubilo Iwata
20 4FW Manabu Saitō (1990-04-04)4 April 1990 (aged 24) 5 Japan Yokohama F. Marinos
21 2DF Hiroki Sakai (1990-04-12)12 April 1990 (aged 24) 18 Germany Hannover 96
22 2DF Maya Yoshida (1988-08-24)24 August 1988 (aged 25) 41 England Southampton
23 1GK Shūichi Gonda (1989-03-03)3 March 1989 (aged 25) 2 Japan F.C. Tokyo

Group D[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Coach: Colombia Jorge Luis Pinto

The final squad was announced on 31 May 2014.[65]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Keylor Navas (1986-12-15)15 December 1986 (aged 27) 53 Spain Levante
2 2DF Johnny Acosta (1983-07-21)21 July 1983 (aged 30) 25 Costa Rica Alajuelense
3 2DF Giancarlo González (1988-02-08)8 February 1988 (aged 26) 35 United States Columbus Crew
4 2DF Michael Umaña (1982-07-16)16 July 1982 (aged 31) 83 Costa Rica Saprissa
5 3MF Celso Borges (1988-05-27)27 May 1988 (aged 26) 63 Sweden AIK
6 2DF Óscar Duarte (1989-06-03)3 June 1989 (aged 25) 11 Belgium Club Brugge
7 3MF Christian Bolaños (1984-05-17)17 May 1984 (aged 30) 55 Denmark Copenhagen
8 2DF David Myrie[66] (1988-06-01)1 June 1988 (aged 26) 10 Costa Rica Herediano
9 4FW Joel Campbell (1992-06-26)26 June 1992 (aged 21) 33 Greece Olympiacos[67]
10 4FW Bryan Ruiz (c) (1985-08-18)18 August 1985 (aged 28) 63 Netherlands PSV[68]
11 3MF Michael Barrantes (1983-10-04)4 October 1983 (aged 30) 50 Norway Aalesund
12 2DF Waylon Francis (1990-09-20)20 September 1990 (aged 23) 1 United States Columbus Crew
13 3MF Esteban Granados (1985-10-25)25 October 1985 (aged 28) 11 Costa Rica Herediano
14 4FW Randall Brenes (1983-08-13)13 August 1983 (aged 30) 39 Costa Rica Cartaginés
15 2DF Júnior Díaz (1983-09-12)12 September 1983 (aged 30) 62 Germany Mainz 05
16 2DF Cristian Gamboa (1989-10-24)24 October 1989 (aged 24) 25 Norway Rosenborg
17 3MF Yeltsin Tejeda (1992-03-17)17 March 1992 (aged 22) 22 Costa Rica Saprissa
18 1GK Patrick Pemberton (1982-04-24)24 April 1982 (aged 32) 21 Costa Rica Alajuelense
19 2DF Roy Miller (1984-11-24)24 November 1984 (aged 29) 48 United States New York Red Bulls
20 3MF Diego Calvo (1991-03-25)25 March 1991 (aged 23) 10 Norway Vålerenga
21 4FW Marco Ureña (1990-03-05)5 March 1990 (aged 24) 24 Russia Kuban Krasnodar
22 3MF José Miguel Cubero (1987-02-14)14 February 1987 (aged 27) 35 Costa Rica Herediano
23 1GK Daniel Cambronero (1987-12-01)1 December 1987 (aged 26) 4 Costa Rica Herediano

England[edit]

Coach: Roy Hodgson

The final squad was announced on 12 May 2014.[69] The squad numbers were revealed on 22 May.[70]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Joe Hart (1987-04-19)19 April 1987 (aged 27) 41 England Manchester City
2 2DF Glen Johnson (1984-08-23)23 August 1984 (aged 29) 52 England Liverpool
3 2DF Leighton Baines (1984-12-11)11 December 1984 (aged 29) 24 England Everton
4 3MF Steven Gerrard (c) (1980-05-30)30 May 1980 (aged 34) 111 England Liverpool
5 2DF Gary Cahill (1985-12-19)19 December 1985 (aged 28) 24 England Chelsea
6 2DF Phil Jagielka (1982-08-17)17 August 1982 (aged 31) 26 England Everton
7 3MF Jack Wilshere (1992-01-01)1 January 1992 (aged 22) 18 England Arsenal
8 3MF Frank Lampard (1978-06-20)20 June 1978 (aged 35) 105 England Chelsea[71]
9 4FW Daniel Sturridge (1989-09-01)1 September 1989 (aged 24) 12 England Liverpool
10 4FW Wayne Rooney (1985-10-24)24 October 1985 (aged 28) 92 England Manchester United
11 4FW Danny Welbeck (1990-11-26)26 November 1990 (aged 23) 24 England Manchester United
12 2DF Chris Smalling (1989-11-22)22 November 1989 (aged 24) 12 England Manchester United
13 1GK Ben Foster (1983-05-03)3 May 1983 (aged 31) 7 England West Bromwich Albion
14 3MF Jordan Henderson (1990-06-17)17 June 1990 (aged 23) 11 England Liverpool
15 3MF Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (1993-08-15)15 August 1993 (aged 20) 15 England Arsenal
16 2DF Phil Jones (1992-02-21)21 February 1992 (aged 22) 10 England Manchester United
17 3MF James Milner (1986-01-04)4 January 1986 (aged 28) 47 England Manchester City
18 4FW Rickie Lambert (1982-02-16)16 February 1982 (aged 32) 6 England Southampton[72]
19 3MF Raheem Sterling (1994-12-08)8 December 1994 (aged 19) 4 England Liverpool
20 3MF Adam Lallana (1988-05-10)10 May 1988 (aged 26) 6 England Southampton[73]
21 3MF Ross Barkley (1993-12-05)5 December 1993 (aged 20) 6 England Everton
22 1GK Fraser Forster (1988-03-17)17 March 1988 (aged 26) 2 Scotland Celtic
23 2DF Luke Shaw (1995-07-12)12 July 1995 (aged 18) 2 England Southampton[74]

Italy[edit]

Coach: Cesare Prandelli

The final squad was announced on 1 June 2014.[75] The squad numbers were revealed the next day.[76]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Gianluigi Buffon (c) (1978-01-28)28 January 1978 (aged 36) 140 Italy Juventus
2 2DF Mattia De Sciglio (1992-10-20)20 October 1992 (aged 21) 11 Italy Milan
3 2DF Giorgio Chiellini (1984-08-14)14 August 1984 (aged 29) 68 Italy Juventus
4 2DF Matteo Darmian (1989-12-02)2 December 1989 (aged 24) 1 Italy Torino
5 3MF Thiago Motta (1982-08-28)28 August 1982 (aged 31) 20 France Paris Saint-Germain
6 3MF Antonio Candreva (1987-02-28)28 February 1987 (aged 27) 20 Italy Lazio
7 2DF Ignazio Abate (1986-11-12)12 November 1986 (aged 27) 20 Italy Milan
8 3MF Claudio Marchisio (1986-01-19)19 January 1986 (aged 28) 44 Italy Juventus
9 4FW Mario Balotelli (1990-08-12)12 August 1990 (aged 23) 30 Italy Milan
10 4FW Antonio Cassano (1982-07-12)12 July 1982 (aged 31) 37 Italy Parma
11 4FW Alessio Cerci (1987-07-23)23 July 1987 (aged 26) 12 Italy Torino
12 1GK Salvatore Sirigu (1987-01-12)12 January 1987 (aged 27) 8 France Paris Saint-Germain
13 1GK Mattia Perin (1992-11-10)10 November 1992 (aged 21) 0 Italy Genoa
14 3MF Alberto Aquilani (1984-07-07)7 July 1984 (aged 29) 35 Italy Fiorentina
15 2DF Andrea Barzagli (1981-05-08)8 May 1981 (aged 33) 47 Italy Juventus
16 3MF Daniele De Rossi (1983-07-24)24 July 1983 (aged 30) 95 Italy Roma
17 4FW Ciro Immobile (1990-02-20)20 February 1990 (aged 24) 2 Italy Torino[77]
18 3MF Marco Parolo (1985-01-25)25 January 1985 (aged 29) 4 Italy Parma[78]
19 2DF Leonardo Bonucci (1987-05-01)1 May 1987 (aged 27) 37 Italy Juventus
20 2DF Gabriel Paletta (1986-02-15)15 February 1986 (aged 28) 2 Italy Parma
21 3MF Andrea Pirlo (1979-05-19)19 May 1979 (aged 35) 109 Italy Juventus
22 4FW Lorenzo Insigne (1991-06-04)4 June 1991 (aged 23) 5 Italy Napoli
23 3MF Marco Verratti (1992-11-05)5 November 1992 (aged 21) 6 France Paris Saint-Germain

Uruguay[edit]

Coach: Óscar Tabárez

The final squad was announced on 31 May 2014.[79] On 26 June 2014, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee banned striker Luis Suárez for 9 international matches and 4 months of any football-related activity after he was found guilty of biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during their final group stage match. He was also fined CHF100,000 (approx. £65,700/82,000/US$119,000).[80][81][82] With Suárez banned, Uruguay lost their next match 0–2 to Colombia and were knocked out of the World Cup.[83]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Fernando Muslera (1986-06-16)16 June 1986 (aged 27) 58 Turkey Galatasaray
2 2DF Diego Lugano (c) (1980-11-02)2 November 1980 (aged 33) 94 England West Bromwich Albion
3 2DF Diego Godín (1986-02-16)16 February 1986 (aged 28) 77 Spain Atlético Madrid
4 2DF Jorge Fucile (1984-11-19)19 November 1984 (aged 29) 42 Portugal Porto[84]
5 3MF Walter Gargano (1984-07-23)23 July 1984 (aged 29) 63 Italy Parma
6 3MF Álvaro Pereira (1985-11-28)28 November 1985 (aged 28) 57 Brazil São Paulo
7 3MF Cristian Rodríguez (1985-09-30)30 September 1985 (aged 28) 73 Spain Atlético Madrid
8 4FW Abel Hernández (1990-08-08)8 August 1990 (aged 23) 12 Italy Palermo
9 4FW Luis Suárez (1987-01-24)24 January 1987 (aged 27) 77 England Liverpool
10 4FW Diego Forlán (1979-05-19)19 May 1979 (aged 35) 110 Japan Cerezo Osaka
11 4FW Christian Stuani (1986-10-12)12 October 1986 (aged 27) 10 Spain Espanyol
12 1GK Rodrigo Muñoz (1982-01-22)22 January 1982 (aged 32) 0 Paraguay Libertad
13 2DF José María Giménez (1995-01-20)20 January 1995 (aged 19) 6 Spain Atlético Madrid
14 3MF Nicolás Lodeiro (1989-03-21)21 March 1989 (aged 25) 26 Brazil Corinthians
15 3MF Diego Pérez (1980-05-18)18 May 1980 (aged 34) 89 Italy Bologna
16 2DF Maxi Pereira (1984-06-08)8 June 1984 (aged 30) 90 Portugal Benfica
17 3MF Egidio Arévalo Ríos (1982-01-01)1 January 1982 (aged 32) 55 Mexico Morelia[85]
18 3MF Gastón Ramírez (1990-12-02)2 December 1990 (aged 23) 29 England Southampton
19 2DF Sebastián Coates (1990-10-07)7 October 1990 (aged 23) 15 Uruguay Nacional[86]
20 3MF Álvaro González (1984-10-29)29 October 1984 (aged 29) 43 Italy Lazio
21 4FW Edinson Cavani (1987-02-14)14 February 1987 (aged 27) 62 France Paris Saint-Germain
22 2DF Martín Cáceres (1987-04-07)7 April 1987 (aged 27) 57 Italy Juventus
23 1GK Martín Silva (1983-03-25)25 March 1983 (aged 31) 4 Brazil Vasco da Gama

Group E[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Coach: Colombia Reinaldo Rueda

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[87] The squad numbers were revealed the next day.[88] However, midfielder Segundo Castillo was replaced by Oswaldo Minda after injuring ligaments in his right knee.[89]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Máximo Banguera (1985-12-16)16 December 1985 (aged 28) 25 Ecuador Barcelona
2 2DF Jorge Guagua (1981-09-28)28 September 1981 (aged 32) 59 Ecuador Emelec
3 2DF Frickson Erazo (1988-05-05)5 May 1988 (aged 26) 37 Brazil Flamengo
4 2DF Juan Carlos Paredes (1987-07-08)8 July 1987 (aged 26) 38 Ecuador Barcelona
5 3MF Renato Ibarra (1991-01-20)20 January 1991 (aged 23) 18 Netherlands Vitesse
6 3MF Christian Noboa (1985-04-09)9 April 1985 (aged 29) 42 Russia Dynamo Moscow
7 3MF Jefferson Montero (1989-09-01)1 September 1989 (aged 24) 40 Mexico Morelia
8 3MF Édison Méndez (1979-03-16)16 March 1979 (aged 35) 110 Colombia Santa Fe
9 3MF Joao Rojas (1989-06-14)14 June 1989 (aged 24) 30 Mexico Cruz Azul
10 2DF Walter Ayoví (1979-08-11)11 August 1979 (aged 34) 90 Mexico Pachuca
11 4FW Felipe Caicedo (1988-09-05)5 September 1988 (aged 25) 50 United Arab Emirates Al-Jazira
12 1GK Adrián Bone (1988-09-08)8 September 1988 (aged 25) 3 Ecuador El Nacional
13 4FW Enner Valencia (1989-04-11)11 April 1989 (aged 25) 10 Mexico Pachuca
14 3MF Oswaldo Minda (1983-07-26)26 July 1983 (aged 30) 18 United States Chivas USA
15 3MF Michael Arroyo (1987-04-23)23 April 1987 (aged 27) 21 Mexico Atlante
16 3MF Antonio Valencia (c) (1985-08-04)4 August 1985 (aged 28) 71 England Manchester United
17 4FW Jaime Ayoví (1988-02-21)21 February 1988 (aged 26) 30 Mexico Tijuana
18 2DF Óscar Bagüí (1982-12-10)10 December 1982 (aged 31) 21 Ecuador Emelec
19 3MF Luis Saritama (1983-10-20)20 October 1983 (aged 30) 49 Ecuador Barcelona
20 3MF Fidel Martínez (1990-02-15)15 February 1990 (aged 24) 8 Mexico Tijuana[90]
21 2DF Gabriel Achilier (1985-03-24)24 March 1985 (aged 29) 23 Ecuador Emelec
22 1GK Alexander Domínguez (1987-06-05)5 June 1987 (aged 27) 18 Ecuador LDU Quito
23 3MF Carlos Gruezo (1995-04-19)19 April 1995 (aged 19) 3 Germany VfB Stuttgart

France[edit]

Coach: Didier Deschamps

The final squad was announced on 13 May 2014.[91][92] Though originally selected, Franck Ribéry was removed due to a back injury.[93]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Hugo Lloris (c) (1986-12-26)26 December 1986 (aged 27) 57 England Tottenham Hotspur
2 2DF Mathieu Debuchy (1985-07-28)28 July 1985 (aged 28) 21 England Newcastle United
3 2DF Patrice Evra (1981-05-15)15 May 1981 (aged 33) 58 England Manchester United
4 2DF Raphaël Varane (1993-04-25)25 April 1993 (aged 21) 6 Spain Real Madrid
5 2DF Mamadou Sakho (1990-02-13)13 February 1990 (aged 24) 19 England Liverpool
6 3MF Yohan Cabaye (1986-01-14)14 January 1986 (aged 28) 30 France Paris Saint-Germain
7 3MF Rémy Cabella[94] (1990-03-08)8 March 1990 (aged 24) 1 France Montpellier
8 3MF Mathieu Valbuena (1984-09-28)28 September 1984 (aged 29) 34 France Marseille
9 4FW Olivier Giroud (1986-09-30)30 September 1986 (aged 27) 30 England Arsenal
10 4FW Karim Benzema (1987-12-19)19 December 1987 (aged 26) 66 Spain Real Madrid
11 3MF Antoine Griezmann (1991-03-21)21 March 1991 (aged 23) 4 Spain Real Sociedad
12 3MF Rio Mavuba (1984-03-08)8 March 1984 (aged 30) 12 France Lille
13 2DF Eliaquim Mangala (1991-02-13)13 February 1991 (aged 23) 3 Portugal Porto
14 3MF Blaise Matuidi (1987-04-09)9 April 1987 (aged 27) 23 France Paris Saint-Germain
15 2DF Bacary Sagna (1983-02-14)14 February 1983 (aged 31) 41 England Arsenal[95]
16 1GK Stéphane Ruffier[96] (1986-09-27)27 September 1986 (aged 27) 2 France Saint-Étienne
17 2DF Lucas Digne (1993-07-20)20 July 1993 (aged 20) 2 France Paris Saint-Germain
18 3MF Moussa Sissoko (1989-08-16)16 August 1989 (aged 24) 17 England Newcastle United
19 3MF Paul Pogba (1993-03-15)15 March 1993 (aged 21) 11 Italy Juventus
20 4FW Loïc Rémy (1987-01-02)2 January 1987 (aged 27) 25 England Newcastle United[97]
21 2DF Laurent Koscielny (1985-09-10)10 September 1985 (aged 28) 17 England Arsenal
22 3MF Morgan Schneiderlin[98] (1989-11-08)8 November 1989 (aged 24) 1 England Southampton
23 1GK Mickaël Landreau (1979-05-14)14 May 1979 (aged 35) 11 France Bastia

Honduras[edit]

Coach: Colombia Luis Fernando Suárez

The final squad was announced on 5 May 2014.[99]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Luis López (1993-09-13)13 September 1993 (aged 20) 0 Honduras Real España
2 2DF Osman Chávez (1984-07-29)29 July 1984 (aged 29) 54 China Qingdao Jonoon[100]
3 2DF Maynor Figueroa (1983-05-02)2 May 1983 (aged 31) 105 England Hull City
4 2DF Juan Pablo Montes (1985-10-26)26 October 1985 (aged 28) 11 Honduras Motagua
5 2DF Víctor Bernárdez (1982-05-24)24 May 1982 (aged 32) 78 United States San Jose Earthquakes
6 2DF Juan Carlos García (1988-03-08)8 March 1988 (aged 26) 34 England Wigan Athletic
7 2DF Emilio Izaguirre (1986-05-10)10 May 1986 (aged 28) 68 Scotland Celtic
8 3MF Wilson Palacios (1984-07-29)29 July 1984 (aged 29) 95 England Stoke City
9 4FW Jerry Palacios (1981-11-01)1 November 1981 (aged 32) 24 Costa Rica Alajuelense
10 3MF Mario Martínez (1989-07-30)30 July 1989 (aged 24) 37 Honduras Real España
11 4FW Jerry Bengtson (1987-04-08)8 April 1987 (aged 27) 44 United States New England Revolution
12 3MF Edder Delgado[101] (1986-11-20)20 November 1986 (aged 27) 26 Honduras Real España
13 4FW Carlo Costly (1982-07-18)18 July 1982 (aged 31) 70 Honduras Real España
14 3MF Óscar Boniek García (1984-09-04)4 September 1984 (aged 29) 92 United States Houston Dynamo
15 3MF Roger Espinoza (1986-10-25)25 October 1986 (aged 27) 42 England Wigan Athletic
16 4FW Rony Martínez (1988-10-16)16 October 1988 (aged 25) 12 Honduras Real Sociedad
17 3MF Andy Najar (1993-03-16)16 March 1993 (aged 21) 17 Belgium Anderlecht
18 1GK Noel Valladares (c) (1977-05-03)3 May 1977 (aged 37) 122 Honduras Olimpia
19 3MF Luis Garrido (1990-11-05)5 November 1990 (aged 23) 20 Honduras Olimpia
20 3MF Jorge Claros (1986-01-08)8 January 1986 (aged 28) 49 Honduras Motagua
21 2DF Brayan Beckeles (1985-11-28)28 November 1985 (aged 28) 23 Honduras Olimpia
22 1GK Donis Escober (1980-02-03)3 February 1980 (aged 34) 26 Honduras Olimpia
23 3MF Marvin Chávez (1983-11-03)3 November 1983 (aged 30) 42 United States Chivas USA

Switzerland[edit]

Coach: Germany Ottmar Hitzfeld

The final squad was announced on 13 May 2014.[102][103]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Diego Benaglio (1983-09-08)8 September 1983 (aged 30) 57 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
2 2DF Stephan Lichtsteiner (1984-01-16)16 January 1984 (aged 30) 63 Italy Juventus
3 2DF Reto Ziegler (1986-01-16)16 January 1986 (aged 28) 35 Italy Sassuolo[104]
4 2DF Philippe Senderos (1985-02-14)14 February 1985 (aged 29) 53 Spain Valencia[105]
5 2DF Steve von Bergen (1983-06-10)10 June 1983 (aged 31) 41 Switzerland Young Boys
6 2DF Michael Lang (1991-02-08)8 February 1991 (aged 23) 6 Switzerland Grasshopper
7 3MF Tranquillo Barnetta (1985-05-22)22 May 1985 (aged 29) 74 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt
8 3MF Gökhan Inler (c) (1984-06-27)27 June 1984 (aged 29) 73 Italy Napoli
9 4FW Haris Seferović (1992-02-22)22 February 1992 (aged 22) 11 Spain Real Sociedad
10 3MF Granit Xhaka (1992-09-27)27 September 1992 (aged 21) 26 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
11 3MF Valon Behrami (1985-04-19)19 April 1985 (aged 29) 48 Italy Napoli
12 1GK Yann Sommer (1988-12-17)17 December 1988 (aged 25) 6 Switzerland Basel[106]
13 2DF Ricardo Rodríguez (1992-08-25)25 August 1992 (aged 21) 21 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
14 3MF Valentin Stocker (1989-04-12)12 April 1989 (aged 25) 24 Switzerland Basel[107]
15 3MF Blerim Džemaili (1986-04-12)12 April 1986 (aged 28) 34 Italy Napoli
16 3MF Gelson Fernandes (1986-09-02)2 September 1986 (aged 27) 47 Germany SC Freiburg
17 4FW Mario Gavranović (1989-11-24)24 November 1989 (aged 24) 11 Switzerland Zürich
18 4FW Admir Mehmedi (1991-03-16)16 March 1991 (aged 23) 21 Germany SC Freiburg[108]
19 4FW Josip Drmić (1992-08-08)8 August 1992 (aged 21) 7 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg[109]
20 2DF Johan Djourou (1987-01-18)18 January 1987 (aged 27) 44 Germany Hamburger SV[110]
21 1GK Roman Bürki (1990-11-14)14 November 1990 (aged 23) 0 Switzerland Grasshopper[111]
22 2DF Fabian Schär (1991-12-20)20 December 1991 (aged 22) 6 Switzerland Basel
23 3MF Xherdan Shaqiri (1991-10-10)10 October 1991 (aged 22) 33 Germany Bayern Munich

Group F[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Coach: Alejandro Sabella

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[112][113]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Sergio Romero (1987-02-22)22 February 1987 (aged 27) 47 France AS Monaco
2 2DF Ezequiel Garay (1986-10-10)10 October 1986 (aged 27) 18 Portugal Benfica[114]
3 2DF Hugo Campagnaro (1980-06-27)27 June 1980 (aged 33) 15 Italy Internazionale
4 2DF Pablo Zabaleta (1985-01-16)16 January 1985 (aged 29) 36 England Manchester City
5 3MF Fernando Gago (1986-04-10)10 April 1986 (aged 28) 49 Argentina Boca Juniors
6 3MF Lucas Biglia (1986-01-30)30 January 1986 (aged 28) 18 Italy Lazio
7 3MF Ángel di María (1988-02-14)14 February 1988 (aged 26) 47 Spain Real Madrid
8 3MF Enzo Pérez (1986-02-22)22 February 1986 (aged 28) 7 Portugal Benfica
9 4FW Gonzalo Higuaín (1987-12-10)10 December 1987 (aged 26) 36 Italy Napoli
10 4FW Lionel Messi (c) (1987-06-24)24 June 1987 (aged 26) 86 Spain Barcelona
11 3MF Maxi Rodríguez (1981-01-02)2 January 1981 (aged 33) 55 Argentina Newell's Old Boys
12 1GK Agustín Orión (1981-07-26)26 July 1981 (aged 32) 3 Argentina Boca Juniors
13 3MF Augusto Fernández (1986-04-10)10 April 1986 (aged 28) 9 Spain Celta Vigo
14 3MF Javier Mascherano (1984-06-08)8 June 1984 (aged 30) 98 Spain Barcelona
15 2DF Martín Demichelis (1980-12-20)20 December 1980 (aged 33) 38 England Manchester City
16 2DF Marcos Rojo (1990-03-20)20 March 1990 (aged 24) 22 Portugal Sporting CP
17 2DF Federico Fernández (1989-02-21)21 February 1989 (aged 25) 26 Italy Napoli
18 4FW Rodrigo Palacio (1982-02-05)5 February 1982 (aged 32) 22 Italy Internazionale
19 3MF Ricardo Álvarez (1988-04-12)12 April 1988 (aged 26) 7 Italy Internazionale
20 4FW Sergio Agüero (1988-06-02)2 June 1988 (aged 26) 51 England Manchester City
21 1GK Mariano Andújar (1983-07-30)30 July 1983 (aged 30) 10 Italy Catania[115]
22 4FW Ezequiel Lavezzi (1985-05-03)3 May 1985 (aged 29) 31 France Paris Saint-Germain
23 2DF José María Basanta (1984-04-03)3 April 1984 (aged 30) 10 Mexico Monterrey

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Coach: Safet Sušić

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[116]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Asmir Begović (1987-06-20)20 June 1987 (aged 26) 30 England Stoke City
2 2DF Avdija Vršajević (1986-03-06)6 March 1986 (aged 28) 13 Croatia Hajduk Split
3 2DF Ermin Bičakčić (1990-01-24)24 January 1990 (aged 24) 7 Germany Eintracht Braunschweig[117]
4 2DF Emir Spahić (c) (1980-08-18)18 August 1980 (aged 33) 74 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
5 2DF Sead Kolašinac (1993-06-20)20 June 1993 (aged 20) 4 Germany Schalke 04
6 2DF Ognjen Vranješ (1989-10-24)24 October 1989 (aged 24) 13 Turkey Elazığspor
7 2DF Muhamed Bešić (1992-09-10)10 September 1992 (aged 21) 9 Hungary Ferencváros
8 3MF Miralem Pjanić (1990-04-02)2 April 1990 (aged 24) 48 Italy Roma
9 4FW Vedad Ibišević (1984-08-06)6 August 1984 (aged 29) 55 Germany VfB Stuttgart
10 3MF Zvjezdan Misimović (1982-06-05)5 June 1982 (aged 32) 81 China Guizhou Renhe
11 4FW Edin Džeko (1986-03-17)17 March 1986 (aged 28) 62 England Manchester City
12 1GK Jasmin Fejzić (1986-05-15)15 May 1986 (aged 28) 0 Germany VfR Aalen
13 2DF Mensur Mujdža (1984-03-28)28 March 1984 (aged 30) 24 Germany SC Freiburg
14 3MF Tino-Sven Sušić (1992-02-13)13 February 1992 (aged 22) 2 Croatia Hajduk Split
15 2DF Toni Šunjić (1988-12-15)15 December 1988 (aged 25) 8 Ukraine Zorya Luhansk [118]
16 3MF Senad Lulić (1986-01-18)18 January 1986 (aged 28) 33 Italy Lazio
17 3MF Senijad Ibričić (1985-09-26)26 September 1985 (aged 28) 42 Turkey Kayseri Erciyesspor
18 3MF Haris Medunjanin (1985-03-08)8 March 1985 (aged 29) 35 Turkey Gaziantepspor
19 4FW Edin Višća (1990-02-17)17 February 1990 (aged 24) 10 Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir
20 3MF Izet Hajrović (1991-08-04)4 August 1991 (aged 22) 7 Turkey Galatasaray [119]
21 3MF Anel Hadžić (1989-08-16)16 August 1989 (aged 24) 2 Austria Sturm Graz
22 1GK Asmir Avdukić (1981-05-13)13 May 1981 (aged 33) 3 Bosnia and Herzegovina Borac Banja Luka
23 3MF Sejad Salihović (1984-10-08)8 October 1984 (aged 29) 42 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim

Iran[edit]

Coach: Portugal Carlos Queiroz

The final squad was announced on 1 June 2014.[120]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Rahman Ahmadi (1980-07-30)30 July 1980 (aged 33) 10 Iran Sepahan
2 3MF Khosro Heydari (1983-09-14)14 September 1983 (aged 30) 49 Iran Esteghlal
3 3MF Ehsan Hajsafi (1990-02-25)25 February 1990 (aged 24) 62 Iran Sepahan
4 2DF Jalal Hosseini (1982-02-03)3 February 1982 (aged 32) 85 Iran Persepolis
5 2DF Amir Hossein Sadeghi (1981-09-06)6 September 1981 (aged 32) 17 Iran Esteghlal
6 3MF Javad Nekounam (c) (1980-10-07)7 October 1980 (aged 33) 140 Kuwait Al-Kuwait
7 3MF Masoud Shojaei (1984-06-09)9 June 1984 (aged 30) 50 Spain Las Palmas
8 3MF Reza Haghighi (1989-02-01)1 February 1989 (aged 25) 8 Iran Persepolis
9 4FW Alireza Jahanbakhsh (1993-08-11)11 August 1993 (aged 20) 7 Netherlands NEC
10 4FW Karim Ansarifard (1990-04-03)3 April 1990 (aged 24) 42 Iran Tractor Sazi
11 3MF Ghasem Haddadifar (1983-07-12)12 July 1983 (aged 30) 17 Iran Zob Ahan
12 1GK Alireza Haghighi (1988-05-02)2 May 1988 (aged 26) 6 Portugal Sporting Covilhã[121]
13 2DF Hossein Mahini (1986-09-16)16 September 1986 (aged 27) 22 Iran Persepolis
14 3MF Andranik Teymourian (1983-03-06)6 March 1983 (aged 31) 79 Iran Esteghlal
15 2DF Pejman Montazeri (1983-09-06)6 September 1983 (aged 30) 22 Qatar Umm Salal
16 4FW Reza Ghoochannejhad (1987-09-20)20 September 1987 (aged 26) 14 England Charlton Athletic
17 2DF Ahmad Alenemeh (1982-10-10)10 October 1982 (aged 31) 9 Iran Naft Tehran
18 3MF Bakhtiar Rahmani (1991-09-23)23 September 1991 (aged 22) 4 Iran Foolad
19 2DF Hashem Beikzadeh (1984-01-22)22 January 1984 (aged 30) 17 Iran Esteghlal
20 2DF Steven Beitashour (1987-02-01)1 February 1987 (aged 27) 6 Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC
21 3MF Ashkan Dejagah (1986-07-05)5 July 1986 (aged 27) 14 England Fulham
22 1GK Daniel Davari (1988-01-06)6 January 1988 (aged 26) 4 Germany Eintracht Braunschweig[122]
23 2DF Mehrdad Pouladi (1987-02-26)26 February 1987 (aged 27) 20 Iran Persepolis

Nigeria[edit]

Coach: Stephen Keshi

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[123] Ejike Uzoenyi replaced Elderson due to injury on 7 June.[124]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Vincent Enyeama (1982-08-29)29 August 1982 (aged 31) 91 France Lille
2 2DF Joseph Yobo (c) (1980-09-06)6 September 1980 (aged 33) 97 England Norwich City[125]
3 3MF Ejike Uzoenyi (1988-03-23)23 March 1988 (aged 26) 21 Nigeria Enugu Rangers[126]
4 3MF Reuben Gabriel (1990-09-25)25 September 1990 (aged 23) 11 Belgium Waasland-Beveren
5 2DF Efe Ambrose (1988-10-18)18 October 1988 (aged 25) 37 Scotland Celtic
6 2DF Azubuike Egwuekwe (1989-07-16)16 July 1989 (aged 24) 31 Nigeria Warri Wolves
7 4FW Ahmed Musa (1992-10-14)14 October 1992 (aged 21) 35 Russia CSKA Moscow
8 4FW Peter Odemwingie (1981-07-15)15 July 1981 (aged 32) 61 England Stoke City
9 4FW Emmanuel Emenike (1987-05-10)10 May 1987 (aged 27) 23 Turkey Fenerbahçe
10 3MF John Obi Mikel (1987-04-22)22 April 1987 (aged 27) 59 England Chelsea
11 3MF Victor Moses (1990-12-12)12 December 1990 (aged 23) 22 England Liverpool[127]
12 2DF Kunle Odunlami (1991-04-30)30 April 1991 (aged 23) 11 Nigeria Sunshine Stars
13 2DF Juwon Oshaniwa (1990-09-14)14 September 1990 (aged 23) 10 Israel Ashdod
14 2DF Godfrey Oboabona (1990-08-16)16 August 1990 (aged 23) 35 Turkey Çaykur Rizespor
15 3MF Ramon Azeez (1992-12-12)12 December 1992 (aged 21) 2 Spain Almería
16 1GK Austin Ejide (1984-04-08)8 April 1984 (aged 30) 31 Israel Hapoel Be'er Sheva
17 3MF Ogenyi Onazi (1992-12-25)25 December 1992 (aged 21) 21 Italy Lazio
18 3MF Michael Babatunde (1992-12-24)24 December 1992 (aged 21) 5 Ukraine Volyn Lutsk
19 4FW Uche Nwofor (1991-09-17)17 September 1991 (aged 22) 6 Netherlands Heerenveen[128]
20 4FW Michael Uchebo (1990-02-02)2 February 1990 (aged 24) 4 Belgium Cercle Brugge
21 1GK Chigozie Agbim (1984-11-28)28 November 1984 (aged 29) 11 Nigeria Gombe United
22 2DF Kenneth Omeruo (1993-10-17)17 October 1993 (aged 20) 17 England Middlesbrough[129]
23 4FW Shola Ameobi (1981-10-12)12 October 1981 (aged 32) 7 England Newcastle United

Group G[edit]

Germany[edit]

Coach: Joachim Löw

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[130][131] On 7 June, Marco Reus was replaced by Shkodran Mustafi after Reus injured his ankle.[132]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Manuel Neuer (1986-03-27)27 March 1986 (aged 28) 45 Germany Bayern Munich
2 2DF Kevin Großkreutz (1988-07-19)19 July 1988 (aged 25) 5 Germany Borussia Dortmund
3 2DF Matthias Ginter (1994-01-19)19 January 1994 (aged 20) 2 Germany SC Freiburg
4 2DF Benedikt Höwedes (1988-02-29)29 February 1988 (aged 26) 21 Germany Schalke 04
5 2DF Mats Hummels (1988-12-16)16 December 1988 (aged 25) 30 Germany Borussia Dortmund
6 3MF Sami Khedira (1987-04-04)4 April 1987 (aged 27) 46 Spain Real Madrid
7 3MF Bastian Schweinsteiger (1984-08-01)1 August 1984 (aged 29) 102 Germany Bayern Munich
8 3MF Mesut Özil (1988-10-15)15 October 1988 (aged 25) 55 England Arsenal
9 3MF André Schürrle (1990-11-06)6 November 1990 (aged 23) 33 England Chelsea
10 4FW Lukas Podolski (1985-06-04)4 June 1985 (aged 29) 114 England Arsenal
11 4FW Miroslav Klose (1978-06-09)9 June 1978 (aged 36) 132 Italy Lazio
12 1GK Ron-Robert Zieler (1989-02-12)12 February 1989 (aged 25) 3 Germany Hannover 96
13 3MF Thomas Müller (1989-09-13)13 September 1989 (aged 24) 49 Germany Bayern Munich
14 3MF Julian Draxler (1993-09-20)20 September 1993 (aged 20) 11 Germany Schalke 04
15 2DF Erik Durm (1992-05-12)12 May 1992 (aged 22) 1 Germany Borussia Dortmund
16 2DF Philipp Lahm (c) (1983-11-11)11 November 1983 (aged 30) 106 Germany Bayern Munich
17 2DF Per Mertesacker (1984-09-29)29 September 1984 (aged 29) 98 England Arsenal
18 3MF Toni Kroos (1990-01-04)4 January 1990 (aged 24) 44 Germany Bayern Munich
19 3MF Mario Götze (1992-06-03)3 June 1992 (aged 22) 29 Germany Bayern Munich
20 2DF Jérôme Boateng (1988-09-03)3 September 1988 (aged 25) 39 Germany Bayern Munich
21 2DF Shkodran Mustafi (1992-04-17)17 April 1992 (aged 22) 1 Italy Sampdoria
22 1GK Roman Weidenfeller (1980-08-06)6 August 1980 (aged 33) 3 Germany Borussia Dortmund
23 3MF Christoph Kramer (1991-02-19)19 February 1991 (aged 23) 2 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach

Ghana[edit]

Coach: James Kwesi Appiah

The final squad was announced on 1 June 2014.[133] On 26 June 2014, midfielders Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng were sent home and indefinitely suspended from the national team for disciplinary reasons.[134][135]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Stephen Adams (1989-09-28)28 September 1989 (aged 24) 7 Ghana Aduana Stars
2 2DF Samuel Inkoom (1989-06-01)1 June 1989 (aged 25) 46 Greece Platanias[136]
3 4FW Asamoah Gyan (c) (1985-11-22)22 November 1985 (aged 28) 79 United Arab Emirates Al-Ain
4 2DF Daniel Opare (1990-10-18)18 October 1990 (aged 23) 16 Belgium Standard Liège[137]
5 3MF Michael Essien (1982-12-03)3 December 1982 (aged 31) 57 Italy Milan
6 3MF Afriyie Acquah (1992-01-05)5 January 1992 (aged 22) 5 Italy Parma
7 3MF Christian Atsu (1992-01-10)10 January 1992 (aged 22) 23 Netherlands Vitesse[138]
8 3MF Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (1990-12-02)2 December 1990 (aged 23) 49 Italy Udinese
9 4FW Kevin-Prince Boateng (1987-03-06)6 March 1987 (aged 27) 13 Germany Schalke 04
10 3MF André Ayew (1989-12-17)17 December 1989 (aged 24) 49 France Marseille
11 3MF Sulley Muntari (1984-08-27)27 August 1984 (aged 29) 82 Italy Milan
12 1GK Adam Kwarasey (1987-12-12)12 December 1987 (aged 26) 21 Norway Strømsgodset
13 4FW Jordan Ayew (1991-09-11)11 September 1991 (aged 22) 13 France Sochaux[139]
14 3MF Albert Adomah (1987-12-13)13 December 1987 (aged 26) 15 England Middlesbrough
15 2DF Rashid Sumaila (1992-12-18)18 December 1992 (aged 21) 6 South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns
16 1GK Fatau Dauda (1985-04-06)6 April 1985 (aged 29) 18 South Africa Orlando Pirates
17 3MF Mohammed Rabiu (1989-12-31)31 December 1989 (aged 24) 17 Russia Kuban Krasnodar
18 4FW Majeed Waris (1991-09-19)19 September 1991 (aged 22) 13 France Valenciennes[140]
19 2DF Jonathan Mensah (1990-07-13)13 July 1990 (aged 23) 27 France Évian
20 3MF Kwadwo Asamoah (1988-12-09)9 December 1988 (aged 25) 62 Italy Juventus
21 2DF John Boye (1987-04-23)23 April 1987 (aged 27) 30 France Rennes
22 3MF Wakaso Mubarak (1990-07-25)25 July 1990 (aged 23) 17 Russia Rubin Kazan
23 2DF Harrison Afful (1986-06-24)24 June 1986 (aged 27) 41 Tunisia Espérance

Portugal[edit]

Coach: Paulo Bento

The final squad was announced on 19 May 2014.[141] The squad numbers were revealed on 24 May.[142]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Eduardo (1982-09-19)19 September 1982 (aged 31) 34 Portugal Braga[143]
2 2DF Bruno Alves (1981-11-27)27 November 1981 (aged 32) 72 Turkey Fenerbahçe
3 2DF Pepe (1983-02-26)26 February 1983 (aged 31) 58 Spain Real Madrid
4 3MF Miguel Veloso (1986-05-11)11 May 1986 (aged 28) 49 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
5 2DF Fábio Coentrão (1988-03-11)11 March 1988 (aged 26) 45 Spain Real Madrid
6 3MF William Carvalho (1992-04-07)7 April 1992 (aged 22) 4 Portugal Sporting CP
7 4FW Cristiano Ronaldo (c) (1985-02-05)5 February 1985 (aged 29) 111 Spain Real Madrid
8 3MF João Moutinho (1986-09-08)8 September 1986 (aged 27) 68 France AS Monaco
9 4FW Hugo Almeida (1984-05-23)23 May 1984 (aged 30) 55 Turkey Beşiktaş
10 3MF Vieirinha (1986-01-24)24 January 1986 (aged 28) 9 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
11 4FW Éder (1987-12-22)22 December 1987 (aged 26) 8 Portugal Braga
12 1GK Rui Patrício (1988-02-15)15 February 1988 (aged 26) 30 Portugal Sporting CP
13 2DF Ricardo Costa (1981-05-16)16 May 1981 (aged 33) 19 Spain Valencia
14 2DF Luís Neto (1988-05-26)26 May 1988 (aged 26) 9 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
15 3MF Rafa Silva (1993-05-17)17 May 1993 (aged 21) 3 Portugal Braga
16 3MF Raul Meireles (1983-03-17)17 March 1983 (aged 31) 74 Turkey Fenerbahçe
17 3MF Nani (1986-11-17)17 November 1986 (aged 27) 75 England Manchester United
18 3MF Silvestre Varela (1985-02-02)2 February 1985 (aged 29) 24 Portugal Porto
19 2DF André Almeida (1990-09-10)10 September 1990 (aged 23) 5 Portugal Benfica
20 3MF Rúben Amorim (1985-01-27)27 January 1985 (aged 29) 13 Portugal Benfica
21 2DF João Pereira (1984-02-25)25 February 1984 (aged 30) 36 Spain Valencia
22 1GK Beto (1982-05-01)1 May 1982 (aged 32) 7 Spain Sevilla
23 4FW Hélder Postiga (1982-08-02)2 August 1982 (aged 31) 69 Italy Lazio[144]

United States[edit]

Coach: Germany Jürgen Klinsmann

The final squad was announced on 22 May 2014.[145]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Tim Howard (1979-03-06)6 March 1979 (aged 35) 100 England Everton
2 2DF DeAndre Yedlin (1993-07-09)9 July 1993 (aged 20) 4 United States Seattle Sounders FC
3 2DF Omar Gonzalez (1988-10-11)11 October 1988 (aged 25) 20 United States Los Angeles Galaxy
4 3MF Michael Bradley (1987-07-31)31 July 1987 (aged 26) 86 Canada Toronto FC
5 2DF Matt Besler (1987-02-11)11 February 1987 (aged 27) 17 United States Sporting Kansas City
6 2DF John Brooks (1993-01-28)28 January 1993 (aged 21) 4 Germany Hertha BSC
7 2DF DaMarcus Beasley (1982-05-24)24 May 1982 (aged 32) 116 Mexico Puebla
8 4FW Clint Dempsey (c) (1983-03-09)9 March 1983 (aged 31) 105 United States Seattle Sounders FC
9 4FW Aron Jóhannsson (1990-11-10)10 November 1990 (aged 23) 8 Netherlands AZ
10 3MF Mix Diskerud (1990-10-02)2 October 1990 (aged 23) 20 Norway Rosenborg
11 3MF Alejandro Bedoya (1987-04-29)29 April 1987 (aged 27) 28 France Nantes
12 1GK Brad Guzan (1984-09-09)9 September 1984 (aged 29) 25 England Aston Villa
13 3MF Jermaine Jones (1981-11-03)3 November 1981 (aged 32) 42 Turkey Beşiktaş
14 3MF Brad Davis (1981-11-08)8 November 1981 (aged 32) 16 United States Houston Dynamo
15 3MF Kyle Beckerman (1982-04-23)23 April 1982 (aged 32) 37 United States Real Salt Lake
16 3MF Julian Green (1995-06-06)6 June 1995 (aged 19) 2 Germany Bayern Munich
17 4FW Jozy Altidore (1989-11-06)6 November 1989 (aged 24) 70 England Sunderland
18 4FW Chris Wondolowski (1983-01-28)28 January 1983 (aged 31) 21 United States San Jose Earthquakes
19 3MF Graham Zusi (1986-08-18)18 August 1986 (aged 27) 23 United States Sporting Kansas City
20 2DF Geoff Cameron (1985-07-11)11 July 1985 (aged 28) 27 England Stoke City
21 2DF Timothy Chandler (1990-03-29)29 March 1990 (aged 24) 13 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg
22 1GK Nick Rimando (1979-06-17)17 June 1979 (aged 34) 14 United States Real Salt Lake
23 2DF Fabian Johnson (1987-12-11)11 December 1987 (aged 26) 22 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim[146]

Group H[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Coach: Bosnia and Herzegovina Vahid Halilhodžić

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[147]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Cédric Si Mohamed (1985-01-09)9 January 1985 (aged 29) 1 Algeria CS Constantine
2 2DF Madjid Bougherra (c) (1982-10-07)7 October 1982 (aged 31) 62 Qatar Lekhwiya[148]
3 2DF Faouzi Ghoulam (1991-02-01)1 February 1991 (aged 23) 6 Italy Napoli
4 2DF Essaïd Belkalem (1989-01-01)1 January 1989 (aged 25) 13 England Watford
5 2DF Rafik Halliche (1986-09-02)2 September 1986 (aged 27) 29 Portugal Académica
6 2DF Djamel Mesbah (1984-10-09)9 October 1984 (aged 29) 26 Italy Livorno
7 3MF Hassan Yebda (1984-05-14)14 May 1984 (aged 30) 25 Italy Udinese
8 3MF Medhi Lacen (1984-05-15)15 May 1984 (aged 30) 30 Spain Getafe
9 4FW Nabil Ghilas (1990-04-20)20 April 1990 (aged 24) 5 Portugal Porto
10 3MF Sofiane Feghouli (1989-12-26)26 December 1989 (aged 24) 19 Spain Valencia
11 3MF Yacine Brahimi (1990-02-08)8 February 1990 (aged 24) 6 Spain Granada
12 2DF Carl Medjani (1985-05-15)15 May 1985 (aged 29) 26 France Valenciennes
13 4FW Islam Slimani (1988-06-18)18 June 1988 (aged 25) 20 Portugal Sporting CP
14 3MF Nabil Bentaleb (1994-11-24)24 November 1994 (aged 19) 3 England Tottenham Hotspur
15 4FW El Arbi Hillel Soudani (1987-11-25)25 November 1987 (aged 26) 22 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
16 1GK Mohamed Zemmamouche (1985-03-19)19 March 1985 (aged 29) 7 Algeria USM Alger
17 2DF Liassine Cadamuro-Bentaïba (1988-03-05)5 March 1988 (aged 26) 7 Spain Mallorca
18 3MF Abdelmoumene Djabou (1987-01-31)31 January 1987 (aged 27) 8 Tunisia Club Africain
19 3MF Saphir Taïder (1992-02-29)29 February 1992 (aged 22) 11 Italy Internazionale
20 2DF Aïssa Mandi (1991-10-22)22 October 1991 (aged 22) 2 France Reims
21 3MF Riyad Mahrez (1991-02-21)21 February 1991 (aged 23) 2 England Leicester City
22 3MF Mehdi Mostefa (1983-08-30)30 August 1983 (aged 30) 23 France Ajaccio
23 1GK Raïs M'Bolhi (1986-04-25)25 April 1986 (aged 28) 28 Bulgaria CSKA Sofia

Belgium[edit]

Coach: Marc Wilmots

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[149] However, a medical test on 3 June showed goalkeeper Koen Casteels had not completely recovered from his tibia injury and he was replaced by Sammy Bossut.[150]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Thibaut Courtois (1992-05-11)11 May 1992 (aged 22) 17 Spain Atlético Madrid[151]
2 2DF Toby Alderweireld (1989-03-02)2 March 1989 (aged 25) 34 Spain Atlético Madrid
3 2DF Thomas Vermaelen (1985-11-14)14 November 1985 (aged 28) 47 England Arsenal
4 2DF Vincent Kompany (c) (1986-04-10)10 April 1986 (aged 28) 59 England Manchester City
5 2DF Jan Vertonghen (1987-04-24)24 April 1987 (aged 27) 56 England Tottenham Hotspur
6 3MF Axel Witsel (1989-01-12)12 January 1989 (aged 25) 48 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
7 3MF Kevin De Bruyne (1991-06-28)28 June 1991 (aged 22) 21 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
8 3MF Marouane Fellaini (1987-11-22)22 November 1987 (aged 26) 50 England Manchester United
9 4FW Romelu Lukaku (1993-05-13)13 May 1993 (aged 21) 29 England Everton[152]
10 3MF Eden Hazard (1991-01-07)7 January 1991 (aged 23) 45 England Chelsea
11 3MF Kevin Mirallas (1987-10-05)5 October 1987 (aged 26) 44 England Everton
12 1GK Simon Mignolet (1988-08-06)6 August 1988 (aged 25) 14 England Liverpool
13 1GK Sammy Bossut (1985-08-11)11 August 1985 (aged 28) 0 Belgium Zulte Waregem
14 4FW Dries Mertens (1987-05-06)6 May 1987 (aged 27) 25 Italy Napoli
15 2DF Daniel Van Buyten (1978-02-07)7 February 1978 (aged 36) 79 Germany Bayern Munich
16 3MF Steven Defour (1988-04-15)15 April 1988 (aged 26) 43 Portugal Porto
17 4FW Divock Origi (1995-04-18)18 April 1995 (aged 19) 2 France Lille
18 2DF Nicolas Lombaerts (1985-03-20)20 March 1985 (aged 29) 25 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
19 3MF Mousa Dembélé (1987-07-16)16 July 1987 (aged 26) 57 England Tottenham Hotspur
20 3MF Adnan Januzaj (1995-02-05)5 February 1995 (aged 19) 1 England Manchester United
21 2DF Anthony Vanden Borre (1987-10-24)24 October 1987 (aged 26) 25 Belgium Anderlecht
22 3MF Nacer Chadli (1989-10-02)2 October 1989 (aged 24) 20 England Tottenham Hotspur
23 2DF Laurent Ciman (1985-08-05)5 August 1985 (aged 28) 8 Belgium Standard Liège

Russia[edit]

Coach: Italy Fabio Capello

The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.[153] However, midfielder Roman Shirokov was later removed from the squad due to a long-standing Achilles tendon injury and replaced by Pavel Mogilevets.[154]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Igor Akinfeev (1986-04-08)8 April 1986 (aged 28) 68 Russia CSKA Moscow
2 2DF Aleksei Kozlov (1986-11-16)16 November 1986 (aged 27) 11 Russia Dynamo Moscow
3 2DF Georgi Shchennikov (1991-04-27)27 April 1991 (aged 23) 4 Russia CSKA Moscow
4 2DF Sergei Ignashevich (1979-07-14)14 July 1979 (aged 34) 96 Russia CSKA Moscow
5 2DF Andrei Semyonov (1989-03-24)24 March 1989 (aged 25) 1 Russia Terek Grozny
6 4FW Maksim Kanunnikov (1991-07-14)14 July 1991 (aged 22) 2 Russia Amkar Perm[155]
7 3MF Igor Denisov (1984-05-17)17 May 1984 (aged 30) 43 Russia Dynamo Moscow
8 3MF Denis Glushakov (1987-01-27)27 January 1987 (aged 27) 26 Russia Spartak Moscow
9 4FW Aleksandr Kokorin (1991-03-19)19 March 1991 (aged 23) 21 Russia Dynamo Moscow
10 3MF Alan Dzagoev (1990-06-17)17 June 1990 (aged 23) 32 Russia CSKA Moscow
11 4FW Aleksandr Kerzhakov (1982-11-27)27 November 1982 (aged 31) 80 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
12 1GK Yuri Lodygin (1990-05-26)26 May 1990 (aged 24) 3 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
13 2DF Vladimir Granat (1987-05-22)22 May 1987 (aged 27) 5 Russia Dynamo Moscow
14 2DF Vasili Berezutski (c) (1982-06-20)20 June 1982 (aged 31) 78 Russia CSKA Moscow
15 3MF Pavel Mogilevets (1993-01-25)25 January 1993 (aged 21) 1 Russia Rubin Kazan[156]
16 1GK Sergey Ryzhikov (1980-09-19)19 September 1980 (aged 33) 1 Russia Rubin Kazan
17 3MF Oleg Shatov (1990-07-29)29 July 1990 (aged 23) 7 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
18 4FW Yuri Zhirkov (1983-08-20)20 August 1983 (aged 30) 60 Russia Dynamo Moscow
19 4FW Aleksandr Samedov (1984-07-19)19 July 1984 (aged 29) 17 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
20 3MF Viktor Fayzulin (1986-04-22)22 April 1986 (aged 28) 19 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
21 4FW Aleksei Ionov (1989-02-18)18 February 1989 (aged 25) 5 Russia Dynamo Moscow
22 2DF Andrey Yeshchenko (1984-02-09)9 February 1984 (aged 30) 12 Russia Anzhi Makhachkala[157]
23 2DF Dmitri Kombarov (1987-01-22)22 January 1987 (aged 27) 22 Russia Spartak Moscow

Note: a 2012 friendly match against Lithuania, recognized by the Russian Football Union but not by FIFA,[158][159] is not counted.

South Korea[edit]

Coach: Hong Myung-bo

The final squad was announced on 8 May 2014.[160]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Jung Sung-ryong (1985-01-04)4 January 1985 (aged 29) 61 South Korea Suwon Bluewings
2 2DF Kim Chang-soo (1985-09-12)12 September 1985 (aged 28) 9 Japan Kashiwa Reysol
3 2DF Yun Suk-young (1990-02-13)13 February 1990 (aged 24) 4 England Queens Park Rangers
4 2DF Kwak Tae-hwi (1981-07-08)8 July 1981 (aged 32) 35 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
5 2DF Kim Young-gwon (1990-02-27)27 February 1990 (aged 24) 21 China Guangzhou Evergrande
6 2DF Hwang Seok-ho (1989-06-27)27 June 1989 (aged 24) 3 Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima
7 3MF Kim Bo-kyung (1989-10-06)6 October 1989 (aged 24) 28 Wales Cardiff City
8 3MF Ha Dae-sung (1985-03-02)2 March 1985 (aged 29) 13 China Beijing Guoan
9 4FW Son Heung-min (1992-07-08)8 July 1992 (aged 21) 25 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
10 4FW Park Chu-young (1985-07-10)10 July 1985 (aged 28) 64 England Watford[161]
11 4FW Lee Keun-ho (1985-04-11)11 April 1985 (aged 29) 63 South Korea Sangju Sangmu
12 2DF Lee Yong (1986-12-24)24 December 1986 (aged 27) 12 South Korea Ulsan Hyundai
13 3MF Koo Ja-cheol (c) (1989-02-27)27 February 1989 (aged 25) 37 Germany Mainz 05
14 3MF Han Kook-young (1990-04-19)19 April 1990 (aged 24) 10 Japan Kashiwa Reysol
15 3MF Park Jong-woo (1989-03-10)10 March 1989 (aged 25) 10 China Guangzhou R&F
16 3MF Ki Sung-yueng (1989-01-24)24 January 1989 (aged 25) 58 England Sunderland[162]
17 3MF Lee Chung-yong (1988-07-02)2 July 1988 (aged 25) 55 England Bolton Wanderers
18 4FW Kim Shin-wook (1988-04-14)14 April 1988 (aged 26) 27 South Korea Ulsan Hyundai
19 4FW Ji Dong-won (1991-05-28)28 May 1991 (aged 23) 28 Germany FC Augsburg[163]
20 2DF Hong Jeong-ho (1989-08-12)12 August 1989 (aged 24) 25 Germany FC Augsburg
21 1GK Kim Seung-gyu (1990-09-30)30 September 1990 (aged 23) 5 South Korea Ulsan Hyundai
22 2DF Park Joo-ho[164] (1987-01-16)16 January 1987 (aged 27) 14 Germany Mainz 05
23 1GK Lee Bum-young (1989-04-02)2 April 1989 (aged 25) 0 South Korea Busan IPark

Statistics[edit]

Player representation by league system[edit]

League systems with 20 or more players represented are listed. England includes two Premier League clubs based in Wales, Swansea City and Cardiff City (five World Cup squad members play for these clubs); the United States includes three MLS clubs based in Canada, Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Montreal Impact (three World Cup squad members play for these clubs); and France includes one Ligue 1 club based in Monaco, AS Monaco (four World Cup squad members play for this club). In all, World Cup squad members play for clubs in 54 different countries, and play in 51 different national leagues.[165]

Country Players Outside
national
squad
England England 119 97
Italy Italy 81 61
Germany Germany 78 61
Spain Spain 64 50
France France 46 38
Russia Russia 34 11
Turkey Turkey 26 26
Mexico Mexico 26 11
Portugal Portugal 23 15
United States United States 21 11
Netherlands Netherlands 20 10

The Russian squad is made up entirely of players from the country's domestic league. England's squad has only one player employed by a non-domestic club; that player is employed in Scotland, which has a separate national federation and league system from England. Only Uruguay's squad is made up entirely of players employed by overseas clubs; although one player on that squad, Sebastián Coates, played for a domestic club immediately before the World Cup, he did so while on loan from English club Liverpool. Three squads have only one domestic-based player (Côte d'Ivoire, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Ghana). Of countries not represented by a national team at the World Cup, Turkey's league provides the most squad members.

Player representation by club[edit]

Clubs with 10 or more players represented are listed.[165]

Club Players
Germany Bayern Munich 15
England Manchester United 14
Spain Barcelona 13
England Chelsea 12
Italy Juventus 12
Italy Napoli 12
Spain Real Madrid 12
England Arsenal 10
England Liverpool 10
England Manchester City 10
France Paris Saint-Germain 10

Coaches representation by country[edit]

Coaches in bold represent their own country.

Country Coaches
4 Germany Germany Volker Finke (Cameroon), Ottmar Hitzfeld (Switzerland), Jürgen Klinsmann (United States), Joachim Löw
3 Argentina Argentina José Pékerman (Colombia), Alejandro Sabella, Jorge Sampaoli (Chile)
Colombia Colombia Jorge Luis Pinto (Costa Rica), Reinaldo Rueda (Ecuador), Luis Fernando Suárez (Honduras)
Italy Italy Fabio Capello (Russia), Cesare Prandelli, Alberto Zaccheroni (Japan)
Portugal Portugal Paulo Bento, Carlos Queiroz (Iran), Fernando Santos (Greece)
2 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Vahid Halilhodžić (Algeria), Safet Sušić
France France Didier Deschamps, Sabri Lamouchi (Ivory Coast)
1 Australia Australia Ange Postecoglou
Belgium Belgium Marc Wilmots
Brazil Brazil Luiz Felipe Scolari
Croatia Croatia Niko Kovač
England England Roy Hodgson
Ghana Ghana James Kwesi Appiah
Mexico Mexico Miguel Herrera
Netherlands Netherlands Louis van Gaal
Nigeria Nigeria Stephen Keshi
South Korea South Korea Hong Myung-bo
Spain Spain Vicente del Bosque
Uruguay Uruguay Óscar Tabárez

See also[edit]

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