Neither France nor Portugal were in Pot One for the 24-team competition being held in 12 cities across Europe, making them the dangerous teams to avoid for the top seeds.
Euro 2020: Netherlands, Germany and Croatia join other big names like France, Spain, Italy and England, with Portugal one win away from qualification.
Ballon D'Or, the holder of the men's award, Luka Modric, and the world's most expensive player Neymar missed out as France Football unveiled nominees in four categories.
Wales managed a 1-1 with World Cup runners-up Croatia on Sunday which left their Euro 2020 qualifying hopes on a knife-edge.
Euro 2020: The 1-1 draw left Wales with seven points in Group E, six behind leaders Croatia and three back from Slovakia but they do have the luxury of a game in hand.
The Netherlands registered a 4-2 win over Germany in Hamburg as the home side failed to pick up a point for the first time in the campaign.
The Indian football team has been without a coach since the departure of Stephen Constantine in January.
The Manchester United midfielder, who scored France's third goal in the 4-2 victory over Croatia, had donated them to a French charity.
Germany were put under immense pressure from a Netherlands side seeking a winner but the visitors snatched victory in the 90th minute through Nico Schulz.
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Luka Modric won the 2018 Ballon d'Or, Cristiano Ronaldo was second, with France and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann completing the podium.
Luka Modric will be hoping to finally end the 10-year Ballon d'Or duopoly of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
England scored twice in the last 12 minutes to register a dramatic victory over Croatia.
Croatia will now head to London with a spring in their step while Spain are left to ponder back-to-back defeats under their new coach Luis Enrique.
Zinedine Zidane stepped down as coach after leading Real Madrid to three consecutive Champions League titles, while Cristiano Ronaldo ended his nine-year association with Spanish giants.
Modric's success means Ronaldo remains tied with Messi having won FIFA's award in different guises five times each.
France and Belgium ended up with the identical number of points to finish joint toppers.