A Guide To The FIFA World Cup 2022: Where, When, And How

We go through everything you need to know, regardless of whether you’re watching from home or visiting Qatar.

We are here to answer all of your World Cup 2022 questions as we count down to the eagerly awaited men’s FIFA World Cup 2022. Qualifying teams from all over the world will be converging in Qatar to compete for the coveted trophy. Mark your calendars accordingly: The competition will start on November 20 on a Sunday, with games building up to the championship match on December 18 on a Sunday.

Brazil and England are receiving a lot of attention this year, even though many people have a vested interest in their team winning. Will France, who triumphed in the most recent FIFA World Cup for men, which was held in Russia in 2018, bring honour to their nation once more? Even if you can’t travel to Qatar, international soccer competition is always exciting to watch, regardless of the outcome. Here are all the answers to your World Cup 2022 questions, for both those attending in person and those watching from across the world.

When is the 2022 World Cup?

So, when does the World Cup officially begin? On Sunday, November 20, Qatar and Ecuador will play in the opening game of the 2022 World Cup, which will be preceded by an opening ceremony (at which BTS is rumoured to perform). The final game and closing ceremony will both take place on Sunday, December 18, after over a month of competition.

Where is the 2022 World Cup?

Qatar is the 2022 World Cup’s host nation. Eight locations in the capital Doha and its neighbouring cities of Lusail, Al Khor, Al Rayyan, and Al Wakrah will host the matches. Except for the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, which was built in 1976, all of the stadiums for the Qatar World Cup were built in the previous two years specifically for the events.

Who won a spot in the World Cup?

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As we learn which teams have qualified for the World Cup, there is always a lot of discussion and pride in one’s country. Africa (CAF), Asia (AFC), Europe (UEFA), North/Central America & Caribbean (CONCACAF), Oceania (OFC), and South America each have 32 World Cup qualified teams. The qualified teams have been divided into eight draws by FIFA, which implies that each group’s teams will play the other group’s teams first:

Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands Group B: England, Iran, United States, Wales Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland Group D: France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea

Who has the best chance of winning the 2022 World Cup in Qatar?

According to the most recent polls, Brazil, which has five World Cup titles, is the favourite to win the 2022 tournament. France, England, and Argentina follow them.

How likely is it that the United States will win the World Cup in 2022?

The odds against the United States winning the 2022 World Cup are 80-1. Although there is always a chance, the teams the USMNT is up against in group B are in a far stronger position, making it unlikely that the USMNT would not only fail to win the World Cup but also advance past the first round.

Where can I get a World Cup broadcast?

The World Cup 2022 will be broadcast live in English and Spanish on Telemundo in the United States on FOX Sports and FS1. On popular streaming services like Peacock TV, Hulu, YouTube TV, and Sling, among others, viewers can access both of these stations.

How is the weather in Qatar?

With an average temperature of 79 degrees Fahrenheit in November and December, the weather is very nice. While the country may get rather hot in the summer (imagine 106 degrees Fahrenheit), the weather is mild and ideal for travel from November to March.

Which currency is used in Qatar?

The official money of this Middle Eastern nation is the riyal of Qatar. At the time of publication, 1 USD was worth 3.64 QAR. Always attempt to pack at least $50 to $100 per person, each day when travelling abroad because you never know when a restaurant won’t accept your credit card or when an ATM can be difficult to find.

When is the following World Cup?

Between July 20 and August 20, 2023, Australia and New Zealand will host the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Planning a great vacation to see the U.S. women’s team participate — a team that is likely to win again — is still possible.

In 2026, there will be another World Cup for men. There will be three hosts for the first time ever: the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Toronto, and Vancouver will serve as the event’s host cities.

What are the travel requirements for Qatar?

Your passport must be valid for at least six months following your return date in order to go to Qatar. Only visitors with tickets or those who have been authorised by someone with a ticket are permitted admission into Qatar from November 1 through December 22, even though the country typically requires a tourist visa upon entry (which costs about $27). Apply for your Hayya Card prior to your trip if you have a World Cup game ticket or are travelling with a ticket holder; this will serve as both your visa for entry into the country and your ticket to the World Cup venues. Travelquers won’t be allowed admission if they don’t have a Hayya Card.

The COVID-19 travel restrictions for Americans visiting Qatar have also been loosened; no vaccination certificate is now necessary for entry, but visitors are still required to register for Ehteraz upon arrival and provide results of a negative PCR test conducted 48 hours prior to arrival or a negative rapid antigen test conducted 24 hours prior to arrival (children under the age of six do not require a test but must register for Ehteraz).

On the Qatari government’s website, keep track of the most recent regulations and limitations for travelling to Qatar.