Ronaldo of course plays his club football for Real Madrid, so is bound to face several of his teammates on June 15, including central defender and Spain captain Sergio Ramos. Let's take a closer look at the bracket.
Yet Russia will get Spain in the last 16 if they fail to win their group and the 2010 World Cup champions make it past Portugal in a Group B that also includes Morocco and Iran.
Spain coach Julen Lopetegui remained cautious after seeing the group that Spain were handed in the draw for next summer's World Cup, held in Moscow.
Brazil are the record five-time champions but were left reeling following a thumping 7-1 defeat to Germany on home soil in the semifinals at the 2014 World Cup.
Portugal would likely face Nigeria/Croatia/Peru/Denmark in the quarterfinals and Germany/Belgium/England/Colombia in the semifinals. Messi will turn 31 during the tournament, meaning this will probably be his last chance to win the World Cup as well.
Neymar's Brazil meanwhile will have to negotiate a group including Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia as they seek a sixth title.
Germany was placed with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea in Group F as Joachim Loew's men try to become the first nation to retain the title since Brazil in 1962.
Mutko was the Minister of Sport between 2008 and 2016 and is the head of Russia's World Cup organizing committee.
The French team and their potent strike force of Antoine Griezmann will play Australia, Peru and Denmark in Group C. Portugal is a great team, Morocco has not lost a game in qualifying.
Australia have been in disarray since qualifying and are now searching for a new coach following the resignation of Ange Postecoglou.
"It is a complicated, difficult and hard group, but it couldn't be any other way in a World Cup", he said to the Spanish media after the draw.
Japan's veteran coach Vahid Halilhodzic vowed to avenge his side's humiliating 4-1 thrashing by Colombia at the 2014 World Cup.
The tournament that spans 11 cities and 12 stadiums kicks off when host nation Russian Federation take on Saudi Arabia on June 14 in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.
Russia's other opponents in Group A are Uruguay, led by Barcelona's Luis Suarez, and Egypt, spearheaded by Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah.
Charles Leclerc will make his Formula 1 debut next season after being confirmed alongside Marcus Ericsson in Sauber's line-up. Instead, the Italian will be Sauber's third driver, effectively meaning he is in a reserve role.
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The increase in real gross domestic product was driven by a four per cent expansion, at an annual rate, in household spending. But the strong November jobs numbers, marking Canada's 12th straight month of positive job creation, stood out.
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Apple on its website urged users to turn off notifications for all apps on Apple devices before updating the device to iOS 11.2. Apple has started to release iOS 11.2 ahead of the schedule to fix a number of bugs, including the much publicized date bug.
Nothing negative or offensive was said towards me from Pep and that's what makes him one of the best managers in world football. All the managers want to help their players because if they play bad we'll be sacked. "Last season he destroyed us here".
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan were seated at opposite ends of the large conference table. He told reporters that he would blame Democrats if the government shut down if they failed to reach an agreement.