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Iceland created history by qualifying for the 2018 World Cup on 9 October 2017. This is first-time that Iceland qualified for the World Cup.
Gylfi Sigurdsson and Johann Berg Gudmundsson scored 2-0 against Kosovo to bag a spot in the group of UEFA World Cup qualifying.
Iceland became the smallest country to clinch a position at the 21st FIFA World Cup with a population of barely 330000.
The previous smallest country to have reached the World Cup was Trinidad & Tobago which had a population of 1.3 million.
Meanwhile, Serbia made it to the 2018 World Cup finals to be held in Russia.
It scored 1-0 over Georgia to cement its place, ending 8 years of its major final absence in the World Cup.
* 21st FIFA World Cup will be held in 2018 in Russia.
* FIFA World Cup is a quadrennial (once in four years) international football tournament.
* This is the first time when Iceland and Panama will be participants.
* The winners of the World Cup 2018 will qualify for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.
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