FIFA World Cup 2022

FIFA stands for Federation Internationale de Football Association. FIFA was founded in 1904 having its headquarters at Zurich, Switzerland. It organises footbal world cup for all the countries in the world every four years.

FIFA World Cup 2022

There are 32 teams in FIFA World Cup since 1998. Earlier the number of teams were 24 since 1982 and 16 during early years. The number of teams are likely to be increased to 48 in FIFA World Cup 2026.

FIFA World Cup 2022

France won the title twice including FIFA World Cup 2018. Brazil leads with five wins till date. Uruguay won the 1st FIFA World Cup title in 1930 by defeating Argentina.

FIFA World Cup 2022

The countries have to play qualifying matches to be included in the list of final teams to play FIFA World Cup. These qualifying matches start three years before actual world cup. The host nation automatically qualifies for the tournament.

FIFA World Cup 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022 is being played at Qatar, near Saudi Arabia in Middle East. In 2026 the world cup would be hosted jointly by USA, Canada and Mexico.

FIFA World Cup 2022

FIFA World Cup Trophy is a rolling trophy which is given to the winning team till post win celebrations and then taken back to be replaced with gold plated replica to winning team and the gold, silver & bronze medals to all players of top three teams.

FIFA World Cup 2022

Towards the end of the FIFA World Cup the awards are distributed through the sponsors. These are Golden Ball award for best player, Golden Boot for highest goal scorer, Golden Glove for the best goalkeeper, FIFA Young Player award for the best player under the age of 21, FIFA Fair Play Trophy to the team advancing to second round through fair play, Player of the Match for each match of the tournament, Goal of the tournament & Most Entertaining Team awards through public voting and All Star Team consisting of the best players of the tournament.

FIFA World Cup 2022

Lionel Messi from Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal are the legend players who are playing 2022 FIFA World Cup for the fifth time, the highest appearances in world cup. Others being Antonio Carbajal (Mexico), Rafael Marquez (Mexico) and Lothar Matthaus (Germany).

FIFA World Cup 2022

The finals of FIFA World Cup 2022 would be played between Argentina and France at Lusail Stadium, near Doha, Qatar. The finals of FIFA World Cup starts at 08:30 pm IST on 18 December 2022 (Sunday). You can watch it live at Jio Cinema or Sports 18. Argentina won its last FIFA World Cup in 1986 whereas France won it in 2018.

FIFA World Cup 2022

Argentina won FIFA World Cup for the 3rd time on 18 December 2022 at Qatar.

FIFA World Cup 2022