The 2022 FIFA World Cup is set to be an incredible event, with 32 countries vying for the title of world champion. Qatar, the host nation, has never before qualified for a FIFA World Cup, making this tournament a unique opportunity for fans to witness history in the making. The qualifying process has already begun, with Germany, Brazil, Canada, the United States and Mexico all securing their places in the tournament. Scotland and Wales have also taken the same path, meaning they will face off for a spot in next year's World Cup if they defeat Ukraine and Austria in their respective play-off semifinals. The knockout stage of the tournament will culminate in the World Cup final at the Lusail Stadium on 18 December.
Japan previously received the rights to co-host the 2002 FIFA World Cup alongside South Korea without having qualified for the final, but subsequently qualified for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Due to Qatar's climate, concerns were expressed about holding the World Cup in its traditional June and July timeframe. However, all venues are within 46 miles of each other, making this tournament an incredible opportunity for fans to enjoy more games than ever before. The top two teams from each group will continue in the knockout stage, while the third placed teams in each section will meet in a single game for the right to go to an intercontinental tiebreaker for a place in the World Cup. The 2022 FIFA World Cup is sure to be an unforgettable event, with fans from all over the world coming together to cheer on their favorite teams. With tickets already available and qualifiers underway, it's time to start planning your trip to Qatar and get ready for one of the biggest sporting events of all time!.