A few days before the start of the FIFA World Cup, we have all the important information to profile you as the big winner in this event.
Since 1930, a passion has brought together all human beings around the same celebration: The FIFA World Cup. This event, held year after year, involves the national soccer teams of countries around the world and spreads a sense of patriotism to each inhabitant of these countries.
Just as the countdown begins for the participating teams, players, and fans joining this event, we too begin our countdown to win at Qatar 2022.
But… What is the world cup?
The World Cup organised by FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association for its acronym in French), better known as the FIFA World Cup, is the largest international men’s soccer tournament that takes place every four years since its inception and was suspended only in 1942 and 1946 because of the second world war.
Historically, certain national teams have emerged as the great favourites to win the world cup. The Brazilian team has been the main winner with 5 titles, followed by Germany and Italy with 4 titles and the teams of France, Uruguay, and Argentina with 2 titles each.
For this version and for the first time in history, the FIFA World Cup will take place in a Middle Eastern nation, so it will take place in winter due to high temperatures.
Here we have all the information you need to know so that you are an expert in this world cup:
When will the 2022 Qatar World Cup be held?
The 22nd version of the world cup is scheduled between November 20 and December 18, in the middle of winter, so that the scorching weather of the host nation does not affect sports practices and matches. The first match of this phase will be played between the host Qatar and the Ecuador team. The final of this tournament will take place on Sunday, December 18, after a full month of football fun.
Which team is emerging as the favourite for this world cup?
The France team, which is currently the world champion, is the favourite to remain in control of the World Cup in Qatar as it has the presence of players such as Kylian Mbappé, current PSG player, Antoine Griezmann, and Karim Benzema.
Likewise, the Brazilian and Argentine teams, under the leadership of Neymar Jr and Lionel Messi, respectively, are in line for the title. Both teams qualified for the World Cup as undefeated in the South American qualifying round.
For its part, the German national team has always been a competitive team, although with few possibilities at the moment since it is in a generational transition, and in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, it did not pass the group stage.
Also, teams like the Netherlands and Belgium can be a surprise in this world cup as they have in their ranks great players from the best clubs in Europe such as Kevin de Bruyne, Memphis Depay, Eden Hazard, and Romelu Lukaku.
But not everything in the world cup revolves around football. This tournament is sponsored by major contributors to the world of sports such as the multinational Adidas, which is in charge of providing the official ball, and a few other large companies such as Visa, Hyundai-Kia, Wan, Hisense, Mengniu, Crypto and Byju’s.
Additionally, this sporting event is not only for the players, the teams, the sponsors, or the fans. Since its inception, the World Cup has promoted the movement of large flows of money driven precisely by the passion that soccer has generated in its audience.
With sponsorships, ticket sales, marketing, merchandising, and many other aspects of the World Cup, this event has become one of the most profitable businesses in the world and that is precisely why it has more and more followers and more companies interested in participating.
In its 22nd version, technology and the world of online betting have been present at this event, and it is not for less, because every time sports betting takes over the betting leadership and for this reason, we have the main records here history to follow if you are looking to win with us at the Qatar 2022 World Cup:
- The player with the most world cups was the Brazilian Pelé, who together with the Brazilian team managed to lift 3 world cups in 1958, 1962, and 1970. This record will not be surpassed this year because any of the players who will be present in This World Cup has won more than one World Cup.
- The German Matthaus will retain his title as the player with the highest number of matches played in the World Cup with a total of 25 matches.
- Klose (Germany) could also see his title of top scorer in the world cup (16 goals) fall at the hands of his compatriot Müller who has 10 goals.
- Diego Maradona’s historic record for the highest number of assists in a World Cup is also in danger in Qatar as he is followed in the footsteps of Leonel Messi and Thomas Müller with 6 assists each.