The 2014 champions will be looking to repeat that success in Russia, and they have the squad to do it.
South Korea scraped into the 2018 tournament, behind the play of Son Heung-min.
Both favourites before the tournament started, Brazil and Germany desperately need wins today.
Hummels has become a big part of the Bayern Munichs squad, but this was not always the case.
The Bayern Munich utility man was destined for great things for club and country back in November 2009.
In our September 2011 issue we featured Draxler in our Talent Scout section. Check that out here.
Goretzka is getting a lot of interest from big clubs these days. We wrote about the talented youngster in August of 2013.
Iceland topped their group which was no small achievement considering Croatia were the strong favourites.
Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 in the second leg of the playoffs to book a place in Russia.
Australia played 22 games to qualify for the tournament, the most of any nation in history.