Doha, the capital of Qatar in Central Asia, is hosting the final rounds of the 22nd FIFA World Cup, where the most exciting and exciting battle for the trophy continues among the world’s most famous football teams. The uniqueness of the World Cup is that an Arab country has won the honor of hosting the FIFA World Cup for the first time. Also, the tournament has cost 220 billion dollars, which is almost the cost of the World Cup held in Russia in 2018. 20 times more. In this way, it has become the most popular sports tournament. Remember, this event, which started from November 20, will continue until December 18, 2022, in which teams from 32 countries are participating. It should be noted that all these teams are also members of the FIFA Association. Apart from the host Qatar and the defending champions, France, 12 teams from Europe, 4 from South America, 4 from Africa, 5 from Asia, 4 from North Central America and the Arab-Indian Islands and Australia from the Pacific Ocean countries are part of the tournament. The sad thing is that Italy failed to make a place in the final round of the World Cup this time. Apart from that, all the remaining seven World Cup winning teams have qualified for this tournament and are part of the final round competitions, among which Brazil has won the most, i.e. five times the world title, while Germany has won four times. , Argentina, France and Euro 2, 2 times and England and Spain have won this honor once. The opening match of the final rounds of the World Cup was played in Group A between the hosts Qatar and Ecuador and the opening ceremony of the tournament. The most beautiful Al-Bayt Stadium in Doha was chosen for the event, in which the previous Preparations were being made for many months.
It should be remembered that around 21 FIFA member countries, consisting of five continents and many islands, participated in the qualifying round competitions that started two years ago from their respective zones. After these long competitions, 31 teams qualified for the final rounds, while Qatar, the host In the final rounds of the 22nd FIFA World Cup, there will be a total of 64 matches between 32 teams (from the opening match to the final) at ten venues in Qatar. It is also worth noting here that this is the seventh World Cup to be held with the final rounds, while before that, 13 countries participated in the first World Cup, 16 in 1934, 15 in 1938, and 13 in 1950. 1954 From 1978 to 1978, the number of teams in the final rounds of the World Football Cup was 16, which remained until the next three final rounds, while the number of countries was increased to 24 from the Spain World Cup in 1982 and from the 16th final rounds held in France in 1998. The number became 32.
Among the eight groups drawn for the 22nd FIFA World Cup Final Rounds, Group A includes hosts Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal and the Netherlands. While Group B consists of teams from England, Iran, America and Wales. Group C on the teams of Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Poland, Group D on the teams of defending champions France, Australia, Denmark and Tunisia, Group E four times. Germany, Spain, Costa Rica and Japan, Group F, Belgium, Canada, Morocco and Croatia, Group G, five-time winners, Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon, Group H, It consists of the teams of Portugal, Ghana, South Korea and the winner of the first World Cup, Uruguay. To be clear, seven world champion countries have managed to qualify in the final rounds of the 22nd World Cup.
Uruguay is the world champion in 1930, 1950, while Germany is the world cup holder in 1954, 1974, 1990 and 2014 and Brazil is the world cup holder most times in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. Similarly, Argentina team is the winner in 1978 and 1986. So, the defending champion France won the honor of being the winner of the 1998 World Cup. The England team won the World Cup in the 1966 final rounds held in their country. Also, for the first time in the 2010 World Cup held in Africa, a new European team, Spain, won the World Cup by defeating the Netherlands 1-0 in the final. While the four-time winners, Italy, did not participate in the tournament. was It should be noted that this year’s World Cup, the team that did not qualify for the final rounds, Italy has been the winner of the World Football Cup in 1934, 1938, 1982 and 2006. The 2006 World Cup final rounds were held in Germany, where the final match was played between France and Italy, which the Italian team won by five goals to three on penalties. This was the fourth occasion. That when the Italian team was declared the winner of the World Cup.
If the 21 final rounds of the World Cup are reviewed in the light of history, then it can be said that this time the final battle may be between Europe and South America. Out of the eleven final rounds held in Europe, ten times the World Cup has been held in Europe. On the other hand, in the four final rounds held in South America, the field was won by South American teams. The South American team has also won three final rounds in North Central America. South America also has the honor that the team from this region, Brazil, won the World Cup in the 1956 final rounds held in Sweden in Europe. South America won the only finals round competition in Asia, jointly held in Japan and South Korea in 2022, while Brazil beat Germany 0-2 in the final. The only success of European countries outside of Europe, in 2010, for the first time in the final rounds of the World Cup in South Africa, the Spanish team won by defeating another European team, the Netherlands.
Now if we talk about the recent World Cup, then in this race, apart from the football giants Brazil and Germany, the teams of the defending champions France and Argentina are prominent, while the teams of Portugal, Croatia and Belgium can also upset. , so England’s good form cannot be ignored. Defending champion France is being declared as the favorite to win the 22nd World Cup based on the best performance of the last four years, but if you look at the tradition of the World Cup, Outside of Europe, the South American team may be able to set a new record in the Arab world, while the Brazilian team is determined to win a sixth world title. Remember, this is the only country, which has reached all the final rounds so far. If you look at the overall performance, the Brazilians seem to be at the forefront in this too. Brazil has played a total of 109 matches from 1930 to 2018, of which 73 were winners, while 18 were lost, 18 were tied. It should be remembered that the teams of 11 countries in the World Cup have the honor of reaching the final match while remaining unbeaten, in which the Brazilian team managed to win without losing a match in 1930, 1950, 1958, 1982, 1994, 1998 and 2002. happened Team Germany was undefeated till the final in 1954, 1974, 1994 and 2014. The Italian team has played in the World Cup finals in 1934, 1938, 1970, 1978, 1982, 1994 and 2006. Another South American team, Argentina, reached the final four times in 1978, 1986, 1990 and 2014. Another team from South America, Uruguay, reached the final twice in 1930 and 1950 and succeeded in winning the title both times. stayed Zico’s Slovakia team went unbeaten in the finals of the 1934 and 1962 World Cup final rounds, but lost to Italy in 1934 and Brazil in 1962. The same is the case with the Hungarian team, although it was among the strongest teams of the World Cup both in 1938 and 1954 and was also being declared as the favorite to win the title, but the host team Italy for the first time and Germany for the second time. Defeated. In the 1954 World Cup matches, the Hungarian team scored a total of 27 goals, which is still a record in the World Cup that no team has been able to break till date. The Swedish team has only once reached the World Cup final on home soil in 1958, where they faced Brazil. Brazil won the title by defeating the host team by 5 goals to 2. Similarly, the Netherlands team has played the final match in this mega event three times, losing to Germany and Argentina in 1974 and 1978 respectively. Similarly, in 2010, in the world football competition in South Africa, Spain won the World Cup for the first time by defeating the Netherlands 1-0.
The World Football Federation (FIFA) chose Uruguay for the first World Cup in 1930, in which 13 countries of the world participated. In addition to the host country, Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Paraguay participated in this competition, while from Europe, France, Romania, Belgium and the former Yugoslavia participated. All matches of the first World Cup were played at the Candio Stadium in Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, and the final match was between the hosts Uruguay and Argentina, won by Uruguay. Remember, in this first final played on July 30, 1930, both teams reminded of the 1924 and 1928 Olympics competitions that these two teams were competitors in the finals. Ten ships of football fans had left for Montevideo, but only 2 ships reached Uruguay and the rest had to turn back due to bad weather. In the first final match, Uruguay beat Argentina by 2. In the first half of the match, the Argentine team was winning by two goals to one, but after the break, the host team played brilliantly. While protesting, the loser took his name. Ninety thousand spectators watched the World Cup final match. Andy Reid, his black player from Uruguay, once again played a significant role in the success of his team and won the honor of being the best player in the world by showing excellent performance in the 1924 and 1928 matches. The Pakistani team is not taking part, but still the representation of Pakistan in this mega event is prominent that on the one hand, the services of Pakistani forces are being procured for the security of the tournament, as in the past, this time also the foot prepared by Pakistan in the World Cup. Many are being used. The interesting thing is that on December 20, 2022, the final match of the “Twenty-second World Football Cup” will be played at the Usal Iconic Stadium, fifteen kilometers from Doha, it will be the twenty-second match in the 92-year history of the tournament. That is, the final 22nd match of this mega event is being played in 2022 itself.