FIFA World Cup 2022

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Overview:

Argentina won its third World Cup title by beating France 4-2 in a penalty shootout.

About the Football World Cup:

  • The Football World Cup is an international soccer tournament held every four years to determine the best national soccer team in the world.
  • The first official World Cup was played in Uruguay 1930.
  • The tournament is the first to be held in the Arab world and only the second to take place in Asia, after Japan and South Korea joint-hosted the event in 2002.
  • This edition will be the last to feature just 32 teams, with the tournament being expanded from 2026 inwards in order to feature 48 nations.
  • 2026 World cup edition will be hosted by 16 cities in three North American countries: Canada, Mexico and the United States.
  • The winner of the FIFA World Cup 2022 will take home $42 million, which is Rs 3.47 billion in prize money. The runner-up is likely to get $30 million, which is Rs 2.48 billion.

 


Q1) What was the name of the ball in FIFA World cup 2022?

Al Rihla was the official FIFA World Cup 2022 ball. The name means 'the journey' in Arabic and the design has been inspired by the culture, architecture, iconic boats and flag of the host nation,Qatar.

Source: Indian Express