The Republic of Ireland have not made it to Russia, but everybody needs a second team, right?

We've pored over all 32 countries dreaming of World Cup glory this summer, from the plucky underdogs to the glamorous big guns. 

There's something for everyone folks. Here's the runners and riders for the 2018 World Cup.

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW PANAMA

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW ARGENTINA 

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW MOROCCO

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW SWEDEN

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW IRAN

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW ICELAND

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW BRAZIL

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW JAPAN 

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW SWITZERLAND

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW AUSTRALIA

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW POLAND

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW BELGIUM 

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW PORTUGAL

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW GERMANY

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW PERU

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW EGYPT

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW FRANCE 

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW URUGUAY

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW DENMARK

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW ENGLAND

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW SPAIN

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW RUSSIA 

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW SAUDI ARABIA

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW CROATIA

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW NIGERIA

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW COSTA RICA

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW SERBIA

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW MEXICO

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW SOUTH KOREA

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW COLOMBIA

WHY YOUR SHOULD FOLLOW TUNISIA

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW SENEGAL

You can follow the FIFA World Cup from 14 June with RTÉ. Live blogs of every game on RTÉ.ie and the News Now App, with 56 games live on RTÉ television and all 64 games available on the RTÉ Player.