- The 2022 FIFA World Cup, also known as Qatar 2022, is an international association football tournament contested by the men’s national teams of FIFA’s member associations, and the 22nd FIFA World Cup.
- The event is taking place in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December 2022. This is the first World Cup to be held in the Arab world, and the second World Cup held entirely in Asia after the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan.
- The name of the football used during the World Cup is Al Rihla. Al Rihla means “the journey” in Arabic. It is made by the German multinational company Adidas.
- This is the 14th consecutive time that a ball made by Adidas will be used in the FIFA World Cup. Al-Rihla is the first FIFA World Cup ball made exclusively with water-based ink and glue.
- It is an international men’s senior football championship organized by FIFA and held every four years. There was no World Cup in 1942 and 1946 due to World War II.
2022 FIFA World Cup begins in Qatar
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