FIFA World Cup 2022|Complete summary |Highlights

FIFA World Cup 2022 starts from 20 November to 18 December in Arabic country Qatar. In history of FIFA this was the First time, the host country is a Arabic and games were played in November and December. Normally previous all the sessions of FIFA were organized in June-July .

FIFA World Cup 2022: A Complete summary
FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina football team after winning of the match.

In line details of FIFA World Cup 2022

In shorts the Complete initial details is as shown in this table.

GAMES NAMEMen’s Football World Cup
Tournament NameFIFA World Cup – 2022
Organizers Federation International De Football Association [FIFA]
Year 2022
Host CountryQatar
First Match21 November 2022 (Qatar v Ecuador)
Final Match18 December 2022
Total no of Countries32
Total no of Matches64
Total no of Groups8 ( A to H )
First Match AtAl Bayt Stadium
Final Match AtLusail Stadium
No of baskets4
Expenditure Qatar had spend almost $ 300 billion (Rs 2442000 crore). The most expensive football world cup ever. Russia had spend only $14.2 billion to organize the 2018 World Cup.
Duration28 days , The shortest World Cup since 1998
Few facts1. The first FIFA World Cup 2022 to be played in winter.
2. For Qatar World Cup 2022 was his first appearance at the FIFA World Cup. However ,he lost his opening game to Ecuador.
Youngest & Oldest playerYoussoufa Moukoko of Germany was the youngest 18 years old player in the 2022 World Cup. He helped Borussia Dortmund with 3 assists & 6 Goals.
The oldest player of World cup 2022 was Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary, aged 45.
SpectatorsMid October 2022 near about 3 million tickets had been sold.
ViewershipAs many as 5 billion (500 crore) people were expected to tune in to watch the 2022 World Cup. That was more than half the world’s population.
Banned itemsQatar had banned the sale of alcohol at the FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums. Beer was available only in hospitality boxes and in fan zones after 7 pm. Pork-based items, balloons, loud music instruments, pride flags and cigarettes are also banned inside the stadiums.
Complete details of FIFA World Cup 2022 At a glance


In this edition of FIFA World Cup 2022TM total 32 teams were participated in the tournament. These 32 teams divided into the 8 groups as shown below in the table. Each group contains 4 countries.

GROUPBunch of Countries
AQatar, Netherland, Senegal & Ecuador
BIran, USA, England & Wales
CPoland, Argentina, Saudi Arabia & Mexico
DAustralia, Tunisia, Denmark & France
EJapan, Germany, Spain & Costa Rica
FCanada, Morocco, Belgium & Croatia
GSerbia, Switzerland, Cameroon & Brazil
HSouth Korea, Ghana, , Portugal & Uruguay
Groups of Countries of FIFA World Cup 2022

In these groups of FIFA World Cup 2022 teams, there were played group match round. From group match round 16 countries were selected for Round-16 phase of the tournament. In group matches each country played 3 matches among his group and according to their performance they get rank in their group. The top two countries are selected for Round-16 phase. The score of all teams in their groups are shown in this glary images.

8 Stadiums of World Cup 2022

All the matches of FIFA World Cup 2022 were played in 8 different -different Stadiums in Qatar.

Sr. No.Stadium
1.Al Bayt Stadium
2.Khalifa International Stadium
3.Al Thumama Stadium
4.Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
5.Lusail Stadium
6.Stadium 974 Stadium
7.Education City Stadium
8.Al Janoub Stadium
8 Stadium of FIFA World Cup 2022


Quarterfinal Round of FIFA World Cup 2022

After Round 16 the winner teams from this round were eligible for Quarterfinals round. There were 8 teams in Quarterfinal round.

FIFA World Cup 2022: A Complete summary
Complete country list of teams till final FIFA World Cup 2022.

FIFA World Cup 2022 : Prize Money

FIFA World Cup 2022: In the final match of the FIFA World Cup 2022, the Argentine team, captained by Lionel Messi, has defeated the defending champion France.  With this, the Argentine team has captured the FIFA World Cup trophy after 36 years.  Earlier, Argentina won the FIFA World Cup title for the first time in 1978 and again in 1986.  Champions Argentina have won the gleaming 18-carat gold trophy and $42 million, which is around Rs. 347 crore. Champion Argentina got this amount of billions along with the gold trophy

  Argentina beat France 4-2 in the penalty shootout in the final of the FIFA World Cup 2022.  With this, Lionel Messi’s dream of winning the FIFA World Cup was fulfilled.  Money rained on the French team that lost in the final and this team got a reward of $ 30 million, or about Rs 248 crore.  The team of Croatia, which is at number three, has got around Rs 223 crore.

 FIFA World Cup 2022 Prize Money

 1. Champion Argentina got a prize of $ 42 million (about Rs 347 crore) and a gleaming trophy of 18 carat gold

 2. Runner-up France got a prize of $ 30 million (about Rs 248 crore)

 3. Croatia got a prize of about Rs 223 crore for the third place

 4. Morocco has got a reward of about 206 crores in the fourth place

FIFA World Cup 2022: All Prize winner

Sr. No.Award’s NameWinner’s Name
1.Match winnerArgentina
2.Match co-winnerFrance
3.Golden Boot AwardKinean Ambaye
4.Golden Ball AwardL. Messi
5.Golden Gloves AwardAmi Martinez
6.Golden Player AwardAnjo Farnadiz
Award list of FIFA World Cup 2022


Official mascot: FIFA World Cup 2022

Laeeb has been made the official mascot for the FIFA World Cup 2022.  Laeeb is an Arabic word meaning a player with special ability.  This player comes from a world of mascots that cannot be explained.  Everyone is invited to speculate on what the Laeeb looks like.  FIFA said in a statement that Laeeb encourages everyone to believe in themselves.

mascot of the FIFA World Cup 2022
mascot of the FIFA World Cup 2022

  Laeeb will help connect young fans. Khalid Ali Al Mawlawi, Co-Director of Marketing, Communications and Tournament Affairs of the Distribution and Legacy Committee for the FIFA World Cup, said: “Laeeb is the official mascot for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the Gulf and the Arab world.  We were very pleased to feature him. This comes from a world of mascots that is beyond description. We appeal to all of you to guess what he looks like. We are absolutely certain that  Fans were loved and adore this character. This mascot was gone a long way in connecting young fans with the FIFA World Cup.”

 Laeeb was everywhere during the FIFA World Cup.  Welcoming the entire world, inspiring young fans and encouraging the sport during the tournament.  The FIFA World Cup were played from 21 November to 18 December.  FIFA said in its statement that Laeeb had participated in every FIFA World Cup and has contributed to many historic moments in the history of football.  It also includes many great goals. Laeeb was remembered for spreading youthful enthusiasm, joy and confidence.  He comes from a world where mascots live.  It is a world inhabited by characters who are a part of everyone’s mind.

After FIFA World Cup 2022: Updated FIFA rankings.

After FIFA World Cup 2022 the ranking of FIFA Achievers is as fallows.

FIFA World Cup 2022: A Complete summary
Ranking of nations after FIFA World Cup 2022
Sr. No./RankCountry
Ranking list of countries after FIFA World Cup 2022

Who was the mascot of the FIFA World Cup 2022?

mascot of the FIFA World Cup 2022

The mascot of the FIFA World Cup 2022 is ‘Laeeb’. It is inspired by the keffiyeh, a traditional headdress (head dress) worn by Arab men. In anticipation of hundreds of footballers arriving in the country, ‘Laeeb’ translates to ‘super-skilled player‘ in Arabic. It is made from a single piece of cloth.

Why was Qatar selected as the host of the FIFA World Cup 2022?

In 2010, Qatar won World Cup rights after winning a ballot of the 22 executive members of FIFA, beating bids from the US, South Korea, Japan and Australia.
 It is the first Arab country to host this tournament.

How was this FIFA World Cup 2022 different?

At 29 days from start to finish (20 November to 18 December), it was the shortest World Cup since the 1978 event in Argentina. This means the organizers have to run four games at 10:00, 13:00, 16:00 and 19:00 GMT on most days during the group stages. Most World Cups in recent memory have had three matches a day.  There was also no turnaround time between the groups and knockout stages, with the last 16 starting the day after the end of the group stages. Seven of the eight World Cup stadiums had been built brand new for this tournament.  Seven of the eight seats will be removed after the tournament, and Stadium 974, which was made of shipping containers, will be completely disassembled.

Which country won the last FIFA World Cup 2018?

 France won the 2018 edition of the FIFA World Cup in Russia and was the second co-winner Qatar. In this way he lost his dream to win the third title of FIFA World Cup 2022.

Which country has won the most FIFA World Cup titles so far?

Brazil has emerged as the most successful team ever in FIFA World Cup events, having won a total of five titles so far.

Which was the first World Cup final decided by penalty shootout?

The first World Cup final to be decided on a penalty shootout was played between Brazil and Italy on July 18, 1994 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

What is the meaning of FIFA World Cup?

The FIFA Football World Cup is a football competition held globally in which the member countries of the International Federation of Association Football participate.

 What is FIFA Full Form?

Full Form of FIFA is “International Federation of Association Football”.

When was the FIFA World Cup established?

The FIFA World Cup was established in the year 1930.  The first men’s FIFA World Cup was held in Uruguay from 13 July 1930 to 30 July 1930.

What was the motto of 22nd FIFA World Cup 2022?

The motto of the 22nd FIFA World Cup 2022 was Expect Amazing (Expect Amazing).

 What was the slogan of 22nd FIFA World Cup 2022?

The slogan of the 22nd FIFA World Cup 2022 is Now is All.  It means when you live your dream, realize your destiny or your destiny and embrace that moment.

What was the name of the ball of FIFA World Cup 2022?

The name of the official football used in the 22nd FIFA Football World Cup 2022 was Al Rihla.  In Arabic language Al Rihla means journey or travel. The FIFA World Cup 2022 ball Al Rihla had been inspired by the national flag, boats and architecture of the country of Qatar. Al Rihla Football was the first ball in World Cup history, which has been made keeping in mind the environment, in which water-soluble colors and glue had been used. The Al Rihla football was manufactured by the Adidas company, according to Adidas, the Al Rihla ball was the first ball in World Cup history that runs the most accurate and fastest in the air.










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