2022 FIFA World Cup: Top10 players to watch in Qatar Tournament
1. Kylian Mbappe, France
Kylian Mbappe is the highest paid player in the world. Mbappe starred on the Fifa world cup stage in 2018 as he scored four times in seven games for Les Bleus, who beat Croatia in the final. That was the first glance at Mbappe’s extra ordinary abilities and since then, he devolved a lot more. Mbappe has gone from rising star to superstar. For PSG already this season, He contributed 18 goals and five assists in just 19 games. He will be a key player in the attack for France in Qatar.
2. Lionel Messi, Argentina
Messi is the best player in the world and this is likely to be his last chance to winning the world cup. Messi is 35 year old, Messi is on his second season with PSG and so far has 12 goals and 14 assists in 18 games only. Argentina won the Copa America in the summer of 2021, much in part to Lionel Messi now he just needs the final trophy with Argentina to complete his collection. Messi’s club fate is TBD after the world cup, but for now all his main focus and heart will be in Qatar tournament.
3. Kevin de Bruyne, Belgium
Kevin De Bruyne is a excellent a passer as he is a shooter, Kevin De Bruyne is an asset to any team he plays with. De Bruyne made his full international debut in 2010, and he has since earned over 90 caps and scored 25 goals for Belgium.one of the best midfielders in soccer, he will be the key to getting the ball in the net one way or another and should help Belgium soar to the top of Group F.
4. Neymar, Brazil
Neymar is one of the top player in world cup, but Brazil is one of the top teams and that is largely due to Neymar himself. Neymar is going on his third world cup and for PSG. He has 15 goals and 12 assists in 19 games. He will be playing along with other greats like Vinicius Junior, Richarlison, and Raphinha.
5. Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal
If we discuss about Fifa world cup a name comes always that name is Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo is a legend and super star for his country. He is all time leading scorer with 117 international goals. Now hope from Ronaldo that how much help he do for nation and help top Group H. we shall see soon.
6 .Robert Lewandowski, Poland
Robert Lewandowski is the all-time top goal scorer for the Poland national football team. As of September 25, 2022 he has scored 76 goals in 134 appearances.Lewandowski failed to get on the mark is his only previous World cup appearance in Russia in 2018,When jan Bednarek and Grzegorz Krychowiak got the team’s only goals as Poland was eliminated from group stage after losses to Senegal and Colombia.
7.Alphonso Davies, Canada
In 2017 Davies became the youngest player to appear for the Canadian men’s national team. He is the youngest to score at the CONCACAF Gold Cup. He actually plays in a more forward position and has thrived doing so, starring for his country in world cup qualifying. Davies is going to be the crucial factor.
8. Luka Modric,Croatia
Like Messi and Ronaldo, this could be Luka’s last go at a World Cup. Heading in to his 4th at age 37.He will have that extra spunk in him to help lead Croatia deep in to the tournament. Luka put 5 goals and two assists and has played over 1000 minutes and shows no signs of slowing down. Croatia may not have the same group of superstars that Luka has, but Luka will see to it that he takes them as far as possible.
9. Harry Kane, England
England was a semifinalist in the 2018 Fifa world cup in Russia, Harry Kane ended up winning the Golden Boot he score 6 goals in the tournament. He is already firing on all cylinders domestically scoring 11 goals in 17 EPL.He is the man who almost always finds a goal in a crucial moment for his country. Country needs his brilliance.
10. Vinicius Junior, Brazil
Vinicius Junior is heading into his first world cup at 22 year old. The Real Madrid front man played a massive part in Los Blancos winning the Champions League last season and will be suiting up for his very first Fifa World cup with Brazil. He score 6 goals and 7 assists in 2019 to 22 goals and 20 assists in the next. This is a chance to shine on the international stage.