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World Cup 2022: Top players to watch out for

2022 Nov 21, 7:31,
Argentina's Lionel Messi looks on during a Copa America soccer match against Bolivia at Arena Pantanal stadium in Cuiaba, Brazil, Monday, June 28, 2021. (Photo: AP)

All football fans worldwide are excitedly anticipating the quadrennial big event, which kicked off in Qatar on Sunday, and how their favorite players and teams will fare there. The best players in the sport have a chance to further establish their legacies during the FIFA World Cup. All eyes of the football-crazy fans would be on the top players to watch out for this event with the opening ceremony of the Qatar FIFA World Cup set to begin 2 hours prior to the first match between Qatar vs Ecuador at Al Bayt Stadium.

Lionel Messi (Argentina)

Argentina has had its sights set on the FIFA World Cup trophy for 2022 since taking home the Copa America championship in 2021. Argentina's chances increase by twofold with Messi on the side, and his fiery demeanor makes the game entertaining to watch. Additionally, the top player had already stated that this might be his final World Cup trip, and he wanted to make it even more special.

Photo: ANI
Photo: ANI

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

Apart from Messi, Ronaldo is the FIFA player most in demand. The Portuguese footballer holds the record for the most goals scored in the International football circuit. Portugal is hoping to win the World Cup this time while he is present. Everyone is familiar with his playing style, and his admirers adore seeing him play.

Photo: ANI
Photo: ANI

Neymar (Brazil)

Neymar is a well-known name in the football world and a star player for Brazil. It might be the final chance to see a natural talent like Neymar perform at his peak, much like Ronaldo and Messi.

Photo: ANI
Photo: ANI

Harry Kane (England)

This 2018 FIFA World Cup Golden Boot winner is in deadly form right now and has his sights set on helping England win the 2022 World Cup. He has 12 goals in 15 appearances for Tottenham Hotspurs this season, and England would rely heavily on him.

Photo: ANI
Photo: ANI

Kylian Mbappe (France)

Kylian Mbappe, a renowned football player from France and the 2018 World Cup winner, is expected to help France retain their title in the future. With France, the 23-year-old has now scored 28 goals. The versatility of Mbappe, another forward who can play on either wing due to his both-footedness, allows him to create opportunities and assist for his teammates, especially when coming from the right.


World Cup 2022 Top players watch out Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo Neymar Harry Kane Kylian Mbappe
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