FIFA World Cup 2022: In 1930, the first-ever edition of the FIFA World Cup was held under the presidency of Jules Rimet. FIFA is an international football governing body in the world. In the first-ever edition of the FIFA World Cup, there were only a total number of 13 international teams that competed in the tournament but now it has too much developed so as of today in 2022 we will see a total number of 32 teams competing for a FIFA cup.
How Was Football Before 1930?
Before the first-ever edition of the FIFA World Cup, the first-ever international match was played in 1872 in Glasgow between Scotland and England. This match was outside Great Britain at the end of 19 century.
This tournament which is now called the football world tournament then it was called meetings between England and Scottish clubs. The first ever played international football match other than British Team was played between Uruguay and Argentina in Montevideo in July 1902.
When and where was FIFA found?
The federation of football association normally called FIFA was founded in Paris on 22 May 1904.
How was this idea of the FIFA World Cup came into a reality? The summer Olympics were decided to be held in 1932 in Los Angeles, but football wasn’t included in the games as they say Americans don’t like football.
So FIFA in 1930 decided to plan a world football championship under the presidency of Jules Rimet, the first ever world cup took place Montevideo was the first ever nation to win the FIFA World Cup and now FIFA is gaining popularity to its heights.
22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup: 2022 FIFA.
The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Qatar from 20 November to 16 December 2022. Thus edition will be the first-ever world cup to be held in the Arab state. Even Asia 2002 hosted the FIFA World Cup.
In the first edition, there were a total number of 13 nations that participated in the world cup but now in 2022 there are 32 nations that will be completing it, and the Field is set for 48 teams for the next 2026 tournament in the US, Canada, and Mexico. A total of 200 teams fights for the qualification and only 32 could have made it.
Some Amazing Facts about FIFA World Cup 2022:
● The stadium is fully air-conditioned: Yes, you heard it right in the melting heat of Qatar, it’s difficult for other cold country fans to host the world cup. So Qatar made air-conditioned stadiums.
● first ever FIFA World Cup in winter: This will be the first edition of the FIFA World Cup which is going to be held in winter. Because Qatar is a warm country so they have to do it in this way.
● most expensive World Cup ever: Qatar will be hosting the most expensive World Cup ever in football history, this will cost them $ 6.5 billion dollars, that’s crazy.
Is It a good choice to host an expensive tournament like FIFA?
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will cost $ 6.5 billion dollars to Qatar. Expensive right? But the advantage of this hosting is that it will attract a large number of tourists to the country and will have a long-term advantage for the country. So it depends on you what you say is it worth it?
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