The World Cup kicks off November 20,2022 as the the biggest tournament in the sporting world takes place in Qatar with the hosts welcoming Ecuador after the opening ceremony. This will take place after the opening ceremony – a tradition in kick-starting this major tournament.
The competition begins following the crushing blow of yet another injury – this time in the form of Ballon d’Or winner Karim Benzema.
The France Striker is ruled out of the World Cup following a thigh problem.
England Boss Gareth Southgate and captain Harry Kane will also both be speaking today as the Three Lions begin their adventure against Iran on Monday, November 21,2022.
A Qatari official speaks to the world in Arabic.
He finished the speech in English, saying:
“Welcome and good luck to all”.