The World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world, with millions of people around the globe tuning in to watch their favorite teams battle it out for the ultimate prize. This year’s tournament in Qatar will be no different, with the matches taking place over a month-long period and bringing together fans from all over the world. If you’re planning on watching this year’s World Cup, read on for some fun facts about it that you may not know.
1. Youngest Player At The World Cup
17-year-old Germany youngster Youssfa Moukoko is the youngest player at the 2022 World Cup. He was born on 20th November 2004. Youssoufa Moukoko plays as a striker for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund.
2. Oldest Player At The World Cup
The oldest player at the 2022 World Cup is Mexico goalkeeper, Alfredo Talavera. He is currently 40-years-old.
3. Shortest Player At The World Cup
The shortest player at this year’s World Cup is Morocco’s Ilias Chair . The QPR midfielder stands at 164 cm tall.
4. Tallest Player At The World Cup
The tallest player at the World Cup 2022 is Netherland’s goalkeeper Andries Noppert. Heerenveen. He stands at 203 cm (6 feet 7.921 inches)
5. Most Appperance At The World Cup
The player with the most World cup appreanace in this year’s tournament is Lionel Messi. The Argentine F has has made 19 appearances in the FIFA World Cup spread across four editions.
6. Most Goals At The World Cup
The player with the highest goal at the world cup is German striker, Thomas Muller. The veteran has a total of 10 goals and would be hoping to add to it .