Russia defender Vasily Berezutsky retired from international football on Friday, one year before his country hosts the World Cup.
Brazil coach Tite has said he wants his team to play some of the tournament favorites. He also mentioned wanting to play at Italy and at Spain.
Russia World Cup head Vitaly Mutko has been barred from seeking re-election to FIFA's top decision-making body.
FIFA is still waiting for details on players implicated in an investigation of doping in Russian soccer, secretary general Fatma Samoura has said.
Argentina and Brazil continue to lead an unchanged top 10 in the FIFA rankings, but England have dropped to 14th place.
"I don't think you can worry about those kind of things in the context of . Leaders will come and go," Montagliani said.