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In this Oct. 15, 2013 file photo, Russia national team poses prior to the start the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between Russia and Azerbaijan in Baku, Azerbaijan. Foreground from left: Victor Faizulin, Dmitry Kombarov, Denis Glushakov, Alexander Kerzhakov and Alexander Samedov. Background from left: Alexander Kokorin, Alexey Kozlov, Vasili Berezutsky, Sergey Ignashevich, Igor Akinfeev, and Roman Shirokov. The draw for the 2014 World Cup finals takes place Friday Dec. 6, 2013 near Salvador, Brazil. The 32 teams will be drawn into eight groups of four. The top two in each group will progress to the knockout stages. Twelve stadiums in twelve cities will host matches

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