The Premier League has by far contributed the best variety of gamers to the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. There will probably be 134 Premier League gamers in Qatar.
Teammates will, at some stage in the occasion, change into rivals looking for world glory with their international locations.
Manchester Metropolis has contributed essentially the most gamers from a single membership (16), adopted by their rivals Man United with 14, then Chelsea (12) and Tottenham with 11 gamers. Arsenal full the highest 5 with 10 gamers.
The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Kevin De Bruyne, Harry Kane and Gariel Jesus will hope to set Qatar alight with their nationwide groups.
In the meantime, Costa Rica’s squad will probably be flown to Iraq forward of a warm-up pleasant between the 2 international locations forward of the World Cup in Qatar, Iraq’s state information company INA mentioned on Thursday.
Costa Rica had known as off Thursday’s pleasant towards Iraq after its delegation, which was travelling to Iraq by bus on Wednesday night time, was not allowed to enter the nation with out their passports being stamped.
Costa Rica’s squad, who had reportedly requested that the Iraqi authorities permit them to enter the nation with out stamping their passports, then returned to their base in Kuwait.
Nonetheless, INA on Thursday cited their correspondent saying a personal jet would take the Costa Rica squad from Kuwait to Basra, “to carry the pleasant match agreed to be held as we speak”.
The soccer federations of Costa Rica and Iraq didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Costa Rica are in Group E with European heavyweights Spain and Germany – who received the World Cup in 2010 and 2014 respectively – in addition to Asian powerhouse Japan. They open their group marketing campaign towards Spain on Wednesday.
Iraq didn’t qualify for this yr’s World Cup, which begins on Sunday.