A Build up to Qatar 2022 World Cup, facts about the mundial you should know

 

FIFA World Cup 2022 is set to take place in Qatar from November 20.

Qatar will be hosting the rest of the World on November 20. The World Cup in the Gulf region becomes the 22nd edition of the Federation International Football Association history.

It will be the first played in the Arab world. Here is everything you need to know about the tournament with full details on the teams, the youngest player, oldest player and more.

All 32 teams have named their World Cup squad. Some facts and stats about the players who will be going to Qatar. 

Iran is the only nation that chose to send 25 players rather than 26.

Clubs with the highest representation

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Bayern Munich - 17

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Barcelona - 16

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Man City - 16

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Man United - 16

๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Al-Sadd - 15

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Real Madrid - 13

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Chelsea - 12

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Al-Hilal - 12

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท PSG - 11

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Atlรฉtico Madrid - 11

In total, 298 clubs are represented.

Leagues sending the most players

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Premier League - 135

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ La Liga - 86

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Bundesliga - 81

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Serie A - 71

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Ligue 1 - 58

Players on squad playing in the domestic league

Most

๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar - 26

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia - 26

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ England - 25

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany - 20

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain - 18

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico - 16

Fewest

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Wales - 0

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada - 0

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal - 0

Senegal is the only country to have 0 players whose club is in the country itself. Wales has players on Championship teams in Wales. Canada has players on MLS teams in Canada.

Average age of each squad. 

Oldest

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran - 28.9

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico - 28.5

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina - 27.9

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia - 27.8

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil - 27.8

Youngest

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana - 24.7

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA - 25.1

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador - 25.6

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain - 25.6

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco - 26.2

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon - 26.2

Experience at the national team level (average caps).

Most

๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar - 56.6

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium - 51.5

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico - 49.4

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay - 45.5

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica - 43.2

Fewest

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana - 16.8

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco - 20

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia - 21.1

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon - 23.5

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal - 23.8

Most goals scored by players at the tournament.

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Ronaldo - 117

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Messi - 90

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Lewandowski - 76

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Neymar - 75

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Lukaku - 68

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Suarez - 68

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Cavani - 58

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Kane - 51

๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Mitrovic - 50

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Giroud - 49

Most capped players at the tournament

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Ronaldo - 191

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Guardado - 177

๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Al-Haydos - 169

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Messi - 164

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Godin - 159

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Borges - 154

๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Modric - 154

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Ruiz - 144

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Vertonghen - 141

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Busquets - 139

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Lloris - 139

Oldest players at the tournament. 

40 

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Talavera

39

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Pepe 

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Dani Alves

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Hutchinson

๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Kawashima

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Pasveer

38

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Thiago Silva

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Mathlouthi

Youngest players at the tournament. Moukoko is the youngest player, turning 18 on the first day of the tournament.

18

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Gavi

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Abdul Fatawu Issahaku

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Jewison Bennette

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Garang Kuol

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Youssoufa Moukoko

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bilal El Khannous

23 players have never featured at the international level. 13 teams are bringing such players, with Portugal, Cameroon, Ghana, and the Netherlands leading the way with 3 each.

 Most combined international goals scored by all players for each team

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium - 246

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal - 192

๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar - 192

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France - 179

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay - 173

And lastly, a stat about the stats! Only two countries did not make any of these stats! Denmark and Switzerland

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