The highlights of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates after scoring the third goal for his team during the Argentina-France FIFA World Cup Final match on December 18, 2022 in Lusail City, Qatar.
Clive Brunskill/Getty Images DOHA, Qatar — The FIFA president typically declares, “This will be the best World Cup ever” at the beginning of each World Cup tournament. During his pre-tournament briefing at the Qatar National Convention Centre last month, FIFA’s leader, Gianni Infantino, made precisely that statement, which is typical of him.
Considering all the vulnerability, fights and tension about holding this World Cup in Qatar, it appeared to be a leap of faith.
Finally. Argentina’s World Cup victory over France is led by Lionel Messi.
Finally, FIFA World Cup 2022. Argentina’s World Cup victory over France is led by Lionel Messi.
However, there was outstanding competition on the field. This World Cup has excelled, with surprises, shocks, and upsets in the group stages, excitement in the knockout rounds, and arguably the best final ever.
Lionel Messi won Argentina’s thrilling penalty kick shootout victory over France, the defending champion, giving him the only trophy in his long career.
That was the way the World Cup finished. But that is not how it started. That necessitates going back a dozen years.
A World Cup marred by controversy from beginning to end Controversies persisted throughout this World Cup, beginning in 2010, when then-FIFA president Sepp Blatter opened an envelope and revealed the voting result for the 2022 tournament.
The Qatari delegation gave each other hugs, but others immediately asked, “Qatar?”
The Qatari bid was won by bribing FIFA members, the international governing body of soccer, according to the U.S. government later. Qatar denies the allegations.
However, in 2010, people were asking, had more reasonable worries.
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