England's top footballers think the 2010 World Cup draw in South Africa has helped the team's victory bid.
John Terry said: "We can make history". Terry was also pleased to have avoided a group packed with other top nations.
"We didn't want to end up in a group of death - and when you look at the Germany and Brazil groups it could have been much worse," he added.
Steven Gerrard was also happy, saying: "I am really encouraged by the draw, it is all we could ask."
England's group 'not so bad' - Capello
Gerrard told a newspaper: "We have played two of the sides in our group under Fabio Capello - and beaten them. So we know what to expect and we know what we have to do to beat them."
Although England will looking forward to group matches against America, Slovenia and Algeria the second round does look more difficult, should England qualify for it.
If England do make round two they'll take on Germany, Ghana, Serbia or Australia and all of those teams will be very tough opponents.
Here's who will be playing who in the Group stages of the World Cup.
Group A: South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay, France
Group B: Argentina, Nigeria, South Korea, Greece
Group C: England, USA, Algeria, Slovenia
Group D: Germany, Australia, Serbia, Ghana
Group E: The Netherlands, Denmark, Japan, Cameroon
Group F: Italy, Paraguay, New Zealand, Slovakia
Group G: Brazil, North Korea, Ivory Coast, Portugal
Group H: Spain, Switzerland, Honduras, Chile