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World Cup 2022: Host Country, Dates, Kick-off Times, Players

Jeffrey Monkhouse

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 09:38

The World Cup is an international soccer tournament that takes place every four years. The 2022 World Cup will be held in Qatar. Who will play on this game? Let's read it!

2022 FIFA World Cup Host Country

This will be the first time that the World Cup has been held in the Middle East. It will also be the first time that the tournament has been held in an Islamic country. Qatar was chosen to host the 2022 World Cup in 2010. The country has been preparing for the tournament ever since.

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The Qataris have built a number of new stadiums and are renovating others. They have also developed a plan to keep fans cool in the heat of the Arabian desert.

  • The World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. It is watched by billions of people around the globe.

  • The tournament usually takes place in the summer. However, because of the heat in Qatar, the 2022 World Cup will be held in November and December.

  • This will be the first time that the World Cup has been held in the winter.

  • The 2022 World Cup will be an opportunity for Qatar to show the world what it is capable of. The country is small, but it has big plans for the future.

The World Cup is a chance for Qatar to prove that it is a modern and progressive country. It is also a chance to show that Islam is a religion of peace and tolerance.

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Outsiders

Many nations aspire to be like the Modric-led Croatia of last year. The current African champions Senegal have great athletes including Mane, Sarr, Gueye, Koulibaly, and Mendy.

With Eriksen back in the lineup, European semi-finalists and league leaders Denmark keep up their impressive play. Mexico and the United States can battle back, but Serbia and their offense (Vlahovic, Tadic, Mitrovic) are usually difficult to defeat.

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With talents like Lewandowski, Son, and Bale, other teams like Poland, South Korea, and Wales may succeed.

Football Stars

There won't be a lack of celebrities in Qatar. For the World Cup championship, players like Mbappe, Benzema, Griezmann, Neymar, Vinicius, Casemiro, Messi, Lautaro, Dybala, Lewandowski, Mane, Modric, Cristiano, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Felix, Kane, Foden, Hazard, De Bruyne, Lukaku, Darwin, Luis Suarez, Van Dijk, De Jong, Vlahovic, Bale,

Absences

Alexis Sanchez, Haaland (Norway), Salah (Egypt), Mahrez (Algeria), Alaba (Austria), Ibrahimovic (Sweden), Luis Diaz (Colombia), Oblak (Slovenia), and Donnarumma (and their excellent players, Verratti, Chiesa) won't be there (Chile).

Players to Watch

A number of names will become household names, just like every World Cup before.

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20-year-old center defender for Ecuador and Bayer Leverkusen.

Piero Hincapie Brennan Johnson, a Welsh winger from Nottingham Forest, is 21 years old.

19-year-old RB Salzburg midfielder Luka Sucic from Croatia Mohamed Daramy, a winger for Denmark and Ajax who is 20 years old.

Manuel Ugarte, a 21-year-old midfielder for Sporting Lisbon and Uruguay, Senegal and Tottenham midfielder Pape Matar Sarr, 19.

The USA and Augsburg striker Ricardo Pepi, 19.

Some names to watch out for are 20-year-old Ghanaian winger Kamaldeen Sulemana and Rennes.

Along with "known" young people like Julian Alvarez, Musiala, and Gravenberch from the Netherlands, as well as Gavi from Spain, Musiala, and Adeyemi from Germany (Argentina).

Learn More About World Cup 2022

For the first time ever, the World Cup will be staged in an Arab nation, and all eight stadiums will be within 70 kilometers of one another.

  • It will take place between November 21 and December 18 during the northern hemisphere's fall.

  • As there were no tournaments in 1942 and 1946 due to World War II, Qatar's will be the shortest tournament since Argentina 1978 (28 days) and the longest gap between contests since Brazil 1950.

  • Since France defeated Croatia (4-2) to win the World Cup in Moscow on July 15, 2018, there have been 1,590 days without a World Cup kick.

  • With six Asian teams competing in the tournament—Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, the hosts, and Australia, which plays in Asia—Qatar will be the lone nation making its debut. Only Europe has more (13).

  • Wales and Canada also make a comeback after absences of 64 and 36 years, respectively. Brazil has appeared in all 22 World Cups, followed by Germany (18 consecutive appearances), Argentina (13) and Spain (12).

  • Additionally, it will be Messi and Cristiano's fifth World Cup, tying the mark set by Mexico's Carbajal and Marquez, Germany's Matthaus, Italy's Buffon, and Germany's Matthaus.

If they are called up, their countrymen Ochoa and Guardado may also reach that goal. Follow us on tiktok for more information!


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