This will be the first winter edition of the quadrennial mega event.

Football fans around the world will be engulfed in World Cup matches for 29 days, as one of the most decorated sports in sporting history prepares to summon all supporters in front of televisions, mobile phones, and laptops.

Fans in the United States will be elated to see their team compete in the FIFA World Cup after failing to qualify for the 2018 edition. Many reputed names will represent the country, and the United States will be attempting to inflict a massive upset. Before we get to the end, here are some things you should know about the World Cup and where to watch the USA’s matches.

When will the FIFA World Cup 2022 start?

The tournament will begin on November 20th. Also, the first match features Qatar and Ecuador.

Where is the World Cup happening?

The World Cup is being held in Qatar for the first time in a Middle Eastern country during the winter.

How many teams are there in the World Cup? 

The event has 32 nations participating and 64 matches will be played in 29 days.

What teams are there in the 2022 World Cup 

AFC (6)   

  • Australia (38) 
  • Iran (20)  
  • Japan (24)  
  • Qatar (50) (hosts) 
  • Saudi Arabia (51)  
  • South Korea (28)


  • Canada (41) 
  • Costa Rica (31)  
  • Mexico (13)  
  • United States (16)

UEFA (13) 

  • Belgium (2)
  • Croatia (12) 
  • Denmark (10) 
  • England (5) 
  • France (4) 
  • Germany (11) 
  • Netherlands (8) 
  • Poland (26) 
  • Portugal (9) 
  • Serbia (21) 
  • Spain (7) 
  • Switzerland (15) 
  • Wales (19)

CAF (5) 

  • Cameroon (43) 
  • Ghana (61) 
  • Morocco (22) 
  • Senegal (18) 
  • Tunisia (30)


  • Argentina (3) 
  • Brazil (1) 
  • Ecuador (44) 
  • Uruguay (14)

What is the tournament format? 

There are eight groups of four nations each, with the top two teams advancing to the round of 16, with four matches being played each day. There will be simultaneous kickoffs for most of the first two sets of group games, followed by the final two games in each group.

And there will be no hiatus after the conclusion of the group matches because the knockout phase will begin the next day.

Where will the World Cup be telecasted in the United States?

USA fans can watch the match on FOX Sports and FS1, with Spanish simulcast also available on Telemundo and Universo.

Where will the World Cup be live-streamed in the United States?

While for live streams you can witness the contest on Peacock, Fubo, SlingTV, and Vidgo.

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