The 2014 World Cup finals are just 100 days away - and the excitement is building.
However, for many players, it’s a difficult time full of anxiousness.
These are the players on the fringes of a World Cup squad.
Can they secure a spot on the plane to Brazil with their respective national teams between now and the end of the season - or will their dreams be left shattered?
Every player wants to be at the World Cup this summer - but some, inevitably, will be left at home.
Which Premier League players should brace themselves for World Cup heartache?