World Cup 2022 team guides: Everything that you need to know

After 12 years of build-up, controversies and debates, the 2022 World Cup is now just days away.

Can Brazil end 20 years of pain? Will Lionel Messi finally lead Argentina to global glory with his last dance? After reaching the semi-finals and final of the last two major tournaments, have England got what it takes to go? And could host Qatar throw in a surprise or two? We are ready to find out…

To help give you the inside track, Athletics Local experts have produced team guides for the 32 teams competing in Qatar, detailing each manager involved in this World Cup, outlining each team’s strengths and weaknesses, naming each nation’s potential forwards and how much pressure each squad will be under. Explains from the media and fans back home.

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Perhaps more importantly, they’ll tell you which manager always wears a white button-down shirt for good luck, which team has a fan traveling across the desert to Doha, and the flustered president tweeted congratulations to his national team. Starr, the group of fans who inexplicably belted out a 1980s pop song en route to the final, and the goalkeeper who holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest throw…

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Find answers to all these questions and more in the 32 group guides below.


Group A
Qatar
Ecuador
Senegal
Netherlands

England World Cup 2022 squad guide: Southgate tried and trusted - for better or worse

Group B
England
Iran
USA
Wales

Group C
Argentina
Saudi Arabia
Mexico
Poland

France World Cup 2022 squad guide: Les Bleus destined to go big or go home early

Group D
France
Australia
Denmark
Tunisia

Spain World Cup 2022 squad guide: The pass master still lacks that finishing touch

E group
Spain
Costa Rica
Germany
Japan

Belgium World Cup 2022 squad guide: One last chance for the underachieving generation

Group F
Belgium
Canada
Morocco
Croatia

Brazil World Cup 2022 squad guide: More than enough quality to deliver 'Hex'

Group G
Brazil
Serbia
Switzerland
Cameroon

Portugal World Cup 2022 squad guide: Young stars, aging stars, and familiar Ronaldo debate

Group H
Portugal
Ghana
Uruguay
South Korea


For an in-depth team-by-team breakdown of each team’s tactics and how to set them up…

Group A guide: De Jong keeps the Netherlands ticking and keeps an eye on Ecuador’s sets
Group B guide: England’s dominance and Iran goalkeeper’s javelin style
Group C guide: Argentina’s fast start, aging Mexico and possession-shy Poland
Group D Guide: France’s High Press, Denmark’s Reverse Wings and Australian Giants
Group E guide: Watch out for Spain’s young midfield stars and Germany’s trio
Group F guide: free-scoring Belgium, crossover Croatia and Canada cut
Group G guide: Tadic’s corners, Swiss pressing and a more complete Neymar
Group H Guide: Bernardo Silva Orchestra and Uruguay’s Last Dance

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(Artwork in copy: Photos: Getty Images/Design: Sam Richardson. Top image: Getty Images)



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