Games and Sports
FIFA World Cup 2022-
Who is Who?
November 25, Kathmandu-
This edition of FIFA World Cup in Qatar has been a shocker to date.
Football power houses are flundering under the emerging football forces of Asia- to say the least. Besides being the costliest and grandest sporting event ever in the history of humanity, Qatar edition of FIFA World Cup also has been the most defamed on account of near 6000 human lives lost in the last decade in the construction of the stadium- almost 50% of them reportedly Nepali workers.
Some Interesting Facts
The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar has a record prize pool of $440Mln.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar will be the last World Cup to feature 32 teams. Starting from 2026, it was decided to increase the number of participants to 48 national teams.
The logo for the 2022 FIFA World Cup is a ribbon symbolizing infinity and harmony, as well as the shape of sand dunes. The ribbon depicts traditional Arabic ornaments.
The most expensive player in World Cup 2022, according to the Internet portal Transfermarkt, is Kylian Mbappe. His market value is €160Mln.
Germany’s Youssoufa Moukoko, born on November 20 2004, will be the youngest player at the upcoming World Cup. He will be 18 on the day of the start of World Cup 2022.