The FIFA World Cup 2022 gets underway in Qatar on November 20 with the opening match between hosts Qatar and Ecuador. Thirty-two teams will be in action in Qatar for the biggest football event of the year.
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Check below the detailed squads of the teams that will be participating in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Forward Paulo Dybala, named in the side, returned to league action for his club AS Roma on Sunday after a month out with a thigh injury.
Lionel Messi (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Emiliano Martinez, Franco Armani, and Geronimo Rulli.
Defenders: Gonzalo Montiel, Nahuel Molina, German Pezzella, Cristian Romero , Nicolas Otamendi, Lisandro Martinez, Juan Foyth, Nicolas Tagliafico, Marcos Acuna.
Midfielders: Leandro Paredes, Guido Rodriguez, Enzo Fernandez, Rodrigo De Paul, Exequiel Palacios, Alejandro Gomez, Alexis Mac Allister.
Forwards: Paulo Dybala, Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Nicolas Gonzalez, Joaquin Correa, Lautaro Martinez, Julian Alvarez.
Experienced central defender Trent Sainsbury was a surprise omission while teenage super-sub Garang Kuol and former Scotland international Jason Cummings were included.
Australia football team captain Mat Ryan (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Mat Ryan, Danny Vukovic, Andrew Redmayne.
Defenders: Harry Souttar, Milos Degenek, Bailey Wright, Thomas Deng, Fran Karacic, Nathaniel Atkinson, Aziz Behich, Kye Rowles, Joel King.
Midfielders: Aaron Mooy, Jackson Irvine, Ajdin Hrustic, Cameron Devlin, Riley McGree, Keanu Baccus.
Forwards: Jamie Maclaren, Mitchell Duke, Jason Cummings, Garang Kuol, Awer Mabil, Mathew Leckie, Craig Goodwin, Martin Boyle.
Injured striker Romelu Lukaku was picked along with playmaker Eden Hazard, who has mostly been on the sidelines at Real Madrid this season.
Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Koen Casteels.
Defenders: Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Leander Dendoncker, Zeno Debast, Arthur Theate, Wout Faes.
Midfielders: Hans Vanaken, Axel Witsel, Youri Tielemans, Amadou Onana, Kevin De Bruyne, Yannick Carrasco, Thorgan Hazard, Timothy Castagne, Thomas Meunier.
Forwards: Romelu Lukaku, Michy Batshuayi, Lois Openda, Charles De Ketelaere, Eden Hazard, Jeremy Doku, Dries Mertens, Leandro Trossard.
Roberto Firmino was left out but Dani Alves made the squad.
Neymar Jr. (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Alisson, Ederson, Weverton.
Defenders: Bremer, Eder Militao, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Danilo, Dani Alves, Alex Sandro, Alex Telles.
Midfielders: Bruno Guimaraes, Casemiro, Everton Ribeiro, Fabinho, Fred, Lucas Paqueta.
Forwards: Antony, Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Martinelli, Neymar Jr., Pedro, Raphinha , Richarlison, Rodrygo, Vinicius Jr.
Centre-back Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui misses out.
Goalkeepers: Devis Epassy, Simon Ngapandouetnbu, Andre Onana.
Defenders: Jean-Charles Castelletto, Enzo Ebosse, Collins Fai, Olivier Mbaizo, Nicolas Nkoulou, Tolo Nouhou, Christopher Wooh.
Midfielders: Martin Hongla, Pierre Kunde, Olivier Ntcham, Gael Ondoua, Samuel Oum Gouet, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa.
Forwards: Vincent Aboubakar, Christian Bassogog, Eric-Maxime Choupo Moting, Souaibou Marou, Bryan Mbeumo , Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu, Jerome Ngom, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou, Jean-Pierre Nsame, Karl Toko Ekambi.
Injured Bayern Munich's Alphonso Davies is in the squad
Alphonso Davies (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: James Pantemis, Milan Borjan, Dayne St Clair
Defenders: Samuel Adekugbe, Joel Waterman, Alistair Johnston, Richie Laryea, Kamal Miller, Steven Vitoria, Derek Cornelius, Alphonso Davies
Midfielders: Liam Fraser, Ismael Kone, Mark-Anthony Kaye, David Wotherspoon, Jonathan Osorio, Atiba Hutchinson, Stephen Eustaquio, Samuel Piette
Forwards: Tajon Buchanan, Liam Millar, Lucas Cavallini, Ike Ugbo, Junior Hoilett, Jonathan David, Cyle Larin,
No major omissions.
Keylor Navas (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas, Esteban Alvarado, Patrick Sequeira.
Defenders: Francisco Calvo , Juan Pablo Vargas, Kendall Waston, Oscar Duarte, Daniel Chacon, Keysher Fuller, Carlos Martinez, Bryan Oviedo, Ronald Matarrita.
Midfielders: Yeltsin Tejeda, Celso Borges, Youstin Salas, Roan Wilson, Gerson Torres, Douglas Lopez, Jewisson Bennette, Alvaro Zamora, Anthony Hernandez, Brandon Aguilera, Bryan Ruiz.
Forwards: Joel Campbell, Anthony Contreras, Johan Venegas.
The 2018 runners-up will be led by captain Luka Modric, who will be heading to his fourth World Cup, with fellow midfielders Ivan Perisic and Mateo Kovacic also included.
Luka Modric (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Dominik Livakovic, Ivica Ivusic, Ivo Grbic.
Defenders: Domagoj Vida, Dejan Lovren, Borna Barisic, Josip Juranovic, Josko Gvardiol, Borna Sosa, Josip Stanisic , Martin Erlic, Josip Sutalo.
Midfielders: Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic, Marcelo Brozovic, Mario Pasalic, Nikola Vlasic, Lovro Majer, Kristijan Jakic, Luka Sucic.
Forwards: Ivan Perisic, Andrej Kramaric, Bruno Petkovic, Mislav Orsic, Ante Budimir, Marko Livaja.
Christian Eriksen made the list of 21 players before the remaining five names will be revealed after the last rounds of European domestic fixtures.
Christian Eriksen (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel, Oliver Christensen.
Defenders: Simon Kjaer, Joachim Andersen, Joakim Maehle, Andreas Christensen, Rasmus Kristensen, Jens Stryger Larsen, Victor Nelsson, Daniel Wass.
Midfielders: Thomas Delaney, Mathias Jensen, Christian Eriksen, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.
Forwards: Andreas Skov Olsen, Jesper Lindstrom, Andreas Cornelius, Martin Braithwaite, Kasper Dolberg, Mikkel Damsgaard, Jonas Wind.
In-form Leicester City midfielder James Maddison made the squad along with forwards Callum Wilson and Marcus Rashford.
Harry Kane (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope, Aaron Ramsdale.
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Conor Coady, Eric Dier, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, John Stones, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker, Ben White.
Midfielders: Jude Bellingham, Conor Gallagher, Jordan Henderson, Mason Mount, Kalvin Phillips, Declan Rice.
Forwards: Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Harry Kane, James Maddison, Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka, Raheem Sterling, Callum Wilson.
The in-form Olivier Giroud was named in France's squad while Paul Pogba and Ngolo Kante were ruled out due to injuries.
Goalkeepers: Alphonse Areola, Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda.
Defenders: Lucas Hernandez, Theo Hernandez, Presnel Kimpembe, Ibrahima Konate, Jules Kounde, Benjamin Pavard, William Saliba, Dayot Upamecano, Raphael Varane.
Midfielders: Eduardo Camavinga, Youssouf Fofana, Matteo Guendouzi, Adrien Rabiot, Aurelien Tchouameni, Jordan Veretout.
Forwards: Karim Benzema, Kingsley Coman, Ousmane Dembele, Olivier Giroud, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe, Christopher Nkunku.
Teenager Youssoufa Moukoko was a surprise pick while 2014 World Cup winner Mario Goetze returned to the national squad after five years.
Manuel Neuer (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Kevin Trapp.
Defenders: Matthias Ginter, Antonio Ruediger, Niklas Suele, Nico Schlotterbeck, Thilo Kehrer, David Raum, Lukas Klostermann, Armel Bella Kotchap, Christian Guenter.
Midfielders: Ilkay Gundogan, Jonas Hofmann, Leon Goretzka, Serge Gnabry, Leroy Sane, Jamal Musiala, Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Mueller, Julian Brandt, Mario Goetze .
Strikers: Kai Havertz, Youssoufa Moukoko, Niklas Fuellkrug, Karim Adeyemi.
Omid Ebrahimi was left out after picking up a groin injury in a friendly.
Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand, Amir Abedzadeh, Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Payam Niazmand.
Defenders: Ehsan Hajsafi, Morteza Pouraliganji, Ramin Rezaeian, Milad Mohammadi, Hossein Kanaanizadegan, Shojae Khalilzadeh, Sadegh Moharrami, Rouzbeh Cheshmi, Majid Hosseini, Abolfazl Jalali.
Midfielders: Ahmad Noorollahi, Saman Ghoddos, Vahid Amiri, Saeid Ezatolahi, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Mehdi Torabi, Ali Gholizadeh, Ali Karimi.
Forwards: Karim Ansarifard, Sardar Azmoun, Mehdi Taremi.
Defender Yuta Nakayama was called up but will miss the World Cup after suffering an Achilles injury. Striker Shuto Machino took his place in the squad.
Goalkeeper: Eiji Kawashima , Shuichi Gonda, Daniel Schmidt.
Defenders: Yuto Nagatomo, Maya Yoshida, Hiroki Sakai, Shogo Taniguchi, Miki Yamane, Ko Itakura, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Hiroki Ito.
Midfielders: Gaku Shibasaki, Wataru Endo, Junya Ito, Takumi Minamino, Hidemasa Morita, Daichi Kamada, Yuki Soma, Kaoru Mitoma, Ritsu Doan, Ao Tanaka, Takefusa Kubo.
Forwards: Takuma Asano, Daizen Maeda, Ayase Ueda, Shuto Machino.
Hakim Ziyech was included despite his lack of game time at Chelsea.
Goalkeepers: Yassine Bounou, Munir El Kajoui, Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti.
Defenders: Nayef Aguerd, Yahia Attiat Allah, Badr Benoun, Achraf Dari, Jawad El Yamiq, Achraf Hakimi, Noussair Mazraoui, Romain Saiss.
Midfielders: Sofyan Amrabat Selim Amallah, Bilal El Khannousa, Yahya Jabrane, Azzedine Ounahi, Abdelhamid Sabiri.
Forwards: Zakaria Aboukhlal, Soufiane Boufal, Ilias Chair , Walid Cheddira, Youssef En-Nesyri, Abde Ezzalzouli, Abderrazak Hamdallah, Amine Harit, Hakim Ziyech.
Injured Barcelona forward Memphis Depay and uncapped teenager Xavi Simons were included in the squad but veteran goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen was left out.
Virgil van Dijk (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Justin Bijlow, Andries Noppert, Remko Pasveer.
Defenders: Nathan Ake, Daley Blind, Virgil van Dijk, Denzel Dumfries, Jeremie Frimpong, Matthijs de Ligt, Tyrell Malacia, Jurrien Timber, Stefan de Vrij.
Midfielders: Steven Berghuis, Frenkie de Jong, Davy Klaassen, Teun Koopmeiners, Marten de Roon, Xavi Simons, Kenneth Taylor.
Forwards: Steven Bergwijn, Memphis Depay, Cody Gakpo, Vincent Janssen, Luuk de Jong, Noah Lang, Wout Weghorst.
Keeper Bartlomiej Dragowski misses the World Cup after suffering a serious ankle injury and has been replaced by FC Copenhagen keeper Kamil Grabara.
Robert Lewandowski (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Wojciech Szczesny,Lukasz Skorupski, Kamil Grabara.
Defenders: Jan Bednarek, Kamil Glik, Robert Gumny, Artur Jedrzejczyk, Jakub Kiwior, Mateusz Wieteska, Bartosz Bereszynski, Matty Cash, Nicola Zalewski.
Midfielders: Krystian Bielik, Przemyslaw Frankowski, Kamil Grosicki, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Jakub Kaminski, Michal Skoras, Damian Szymanski, Sebastian Szymanski, Piotr Zielinski, Szymon Zurkowski.
Forwards: Robert Lewandowski, Arkadiusz Milik, Krzysztof Piatek, Karol Swiderski.
Cristiano Ronaldo will head to his fifth World Cup and lead a squad that also includes Bruno Fernandes and Joao Felix, with Diogo Jota missing out through injury.
Cristiano Ronaldo (Image: AP)
Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa, Jose Sa, Rui Patricio.
Defenders: Diogo Dalot, Joao Cancelo, Danilo Pereira, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Antonio Silva, Nuno Mendes, Raphael Guerreiro.
Midfielders: Joao Palhinha, Ruben Neves, Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Mario, Matheus Nunes, Vitinha, William Carvalho, Otavio.
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Felix, Rafael Leao, Ricardo Horta, Goncalo Ramos, Andre Silva.
Qatar's all-time top scorer Almoez Ali and Akram Afif are set to lead the attack for the World Cup hosts.
Goalkeepers: Saad Alsheeb, Meshaal Barsham, Yousef Hassan.
Defenders: Pedro Miguel, Musaab Khidir, Tarek Salman, Bassam Al-Rawi, Boualem Khoukhi, Abdelkarim Hassan, Homam Ahmed, Jassem Gaber
Midfielders: Ali Asad, Assim Modibo, Mohammed Waad, Salem Al-Hajri, Moustafa Tarek, Karim Boudiaf, Abdelaziz Hatim, Ismail Mohamad.
Forwards: Naif Alhadhrami, Ahmed Alaaeldin, Hassan Al-Haydos, Khalid Muneer, Akram Afif, Almoez Ali, Mohamed Muntari
Captain Salman Al-Faraj was named in the squad despite sustaining a shoulder injury in a friendly last week.
Goalkeepers: Mohamed Al-Owais (Al-Hilal), Nawaf Al-Aqidi (Al-Nassr), Mohamed Al-Yami (Al-Ahly).
Defenders: Yasser Al-Shahrani (Al-Hilal), Ali Al-Bulaihi (Al-Hilal), Abdulelah Al-Amri (Al-Nassr), Abdullah Madu (Al-Nassr), Hassan Tambakti (Al-Shabab), Sultan Al-Ghanam (Al-Nassr), Mohammed Al-Breik (Al-Hilal), Saud Abdulhamid (Al-Hilal).
Midfielders: Salman Al-Faraj (Al-Hilal), Riyadh Sharahili (Abha), Ali Al-Hassan (Al-Nassr), Mohamed Kanno (Al-Hilal), Abdulelah Al-Malki (Al-Hilal), Sami Al-Najei (Al-Nassr), Abdullah Otayf (Al-Hilal), Nasser Al-Dawsari (Al-Hilal), Abdulrahman Al-Aboud (Ittihad), Salem Al-Dawsari (Al-Hilal), Hattan Bahebri (Al-Shabab).
Forwards: Nawaf Al-Abed (Al-Shabab), Haitham Asiri (Al-Ahly), Saleh Al-Shehri (Al-Hilal) Firas Al-Buraikan (Al-Fateh)
Sadio Mane was named in Senegal's squad despite suffering an injury playing for Bayern Munich, with coach Aliou Cisse saying he was confident the striker could recover in time to play at the tournament.
Sadio Mane (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Seny Dieng, Alfred Gomis, Eduoard Mendy.
Defenders: Fode Ballo Toure, Pape Abou Cisse, Abdou Diallo, Ismail Jakobs, Kalidou Koulibaly, Formose Mendy, Youssouf Sabaly.
Midfielders: Pathe Ismael Ciss, Krepin Diatta, Idrissa Gana Gueye, Pape Gueye, Cheikhou Kouyate, Mamdou Loum, Nampalys Mendy, Moustapha Name, Pape Matar Sarr.
Forwards: Boulaye Dia, Famara Diedhiou, Bamba Dieng, Nicolas Jackson, Sadio Mane, Ilimane Ndiaye, Ismaila Sarr.
Son Heung-min was included in the squad despite suffering a fractured eye socket while playing for Tottenham Hotspur.
Son Heung-min (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Kim Seung-gyu, Jo Hyeon-woo, Song Bum-keun
Defenders: Kim Min-jae, Kim Jin-su, Hong Chul, Kim Moon-hwan, Yoon Jong-gyu, Kim Young-gwon, Kim Tae-hwan, Kwon Kyung-won, Cho Yu-min
Midfielders: Jung Woo-young, Na Sang-ho, Paik Seung-ho, Son Jun-ho, Song Min-kyu, Kwon Chang-hoon, Son Heung-min, Lee Jae-sung, Hwang Hee-chan, Hwang In-beom, Jeong Woo-yeong, Lee Kang-in
Forwards: Hwang Ui-jo, Cho Gue-sung
Barcelona's Ansu Fati was included but coach Luis Enrique left out Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara and Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.
Goalkeepers: Unai Simon, Robert Sanchez, David Raya.
Defenders: Cesar Azpilicueta, Dani Carvajal, Eric Garcia, Hugo Guillamon, Pau Torres, Aymeric Laporte, Jordi Alba, Jose Gaya.
Midfielders: Sergio Busquets , Rodri Hernandez, Gavi, Carlos Soler , Marcos Llorente, Pedri Gonzalez, Koke Resurreccion.
Forwards: Ferran Torres Nico Williams, Yeremi Pino, Alvaro Morata, Marco Asensio, Pablo Sarabia, Dani Olmo, Ansu Fati.
All-time top scorer Aleksandar Mitrovic, who is nursing an ankle injury, headlines the squad and will be expected to lead the line in Qatar along with Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic.
Goalkeepers: Marko Dmitrovic, Predrag Rajkovic, Vanja Milinkovic-Savic.
Defenders: Stefan Mitrovic, Nikola Milenkovic, Strahinja Pavlovic, Milos Veljkovic, Filip Mladenovic, Strahinja Erakovic, Srdjan Babic.
Midfielders: Nemanja Gudelj, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Sasa Lukic, Marko Grujic, Filip Kostic, Uros Racic, Nemanja Maksimovic, Ivan Ilic, Andrija Zivkovic, Darko Lazovic.
Forwards: Dusan Tadic (captain), Aleksandar Mitrovic, Dusan Vlahovic, Filip Duricic, Luka Jovic, Nemanja Radonjic.
Arsenal's Granit Xhaka will lead Switzerland in his third World Cup, while Xherdan Shaqiri will head to his fourth at the age of 31.
Granit Xhaka (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Gregor Kobel, Yann Sommer, Jonas Omlin, Philipp Kohn.
Defenders: Manuel Akanji, Eray Comert, Nico Elvedi, Fabian Schar, Silvan Widmer, Ricardo Rodriguez, Edimilson Fernandes.
Midfielders: Michel Aebischer, Xherdan Shaqiri, Renato Steffen, Granit Xhaka, Denis Zakaria, Fabian Frei, Remo Freuler, Noah Okafor, Fabian Rieder, Ardon Jashari.
Forwards: Breel Embolo, Ruben Vargas, Djibril Sow, Haris Seferovic, Christian Fassnacht.
Christian Pulisic (Image: Reuters)
Christian Pulisic headlines the squad, while goalkeeper Zack Steffen misses out.
Goalkeepers: Ethan Horvath, Sean Johnson, Matt Turner.
Defenders: Cameron Carter-Vickers, Sergino Dest, Aaron Long, Shaq Moore, Tim Ream, Antonee Robinson, Joe Scally, DeAndre Yedlin, Walker Zimmerman.
Midfielder: Brenden Aaronson, Kellyn Acosta, Tyler Adams, Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo), Weston McKennie, Yunus Musah, Cristian Roldan.
Forwards: Jesus Ferreira, Jordan Morris, Christian Pulisic, Gio Reyna, Josh Sargent, Tim Weah, Haji Wright (Antalyaspor).
Ronald Arauj and Edinson Cavani were called up despite recent injury scares.
Darwin Nunez (Image: Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera, Sergio Rochet, Sebastian Sosa.
Defenders: Jose Maria Gimenez, Sebastian Coates, Diego Godin, Martin Caceres, Ronald Araujo, Guillermo Varela, Jose Luis Rodriguez, Mathias Olivera, Matias Vina.
Midfielders: Lucas Torreira, Manuel Ugarte, Matias Vecino, Rodrigo Bentancur, Federico Valverde, Facundo Pellistri (Manchester United), Nicolas De La Cruz.
Forwards: Agustin Canobbio, Facundo Torres, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Maxi Gomez, Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani, Darwin Nunez
Veterans Gareth Bale and Joe Allen were called up despite fitness concerns.
Gareth Bale (Image:Reuters)
Goalkeepers: Wayne Hennessey, Danny Ward, Adam Davies.
Defenders: Ben Davies, Ben Cabango, Tom Lockyer, Joe Rodon, Chris Mephan, Ethan Ampadu, Chris Gunter, Neco Williams, Connor Roberts.
Midfielders: Sorba Thomas, Joe Allen, Matthew Smith, Dylan Levitt, Harry Wilson, Joe Morrell, Jonny Williams (Swindon Town), Aaron Ramsey, Rubin Colwill.
Forwards: Gareth Bale, Kieffer Moore, Mark Harris, Brennan Johnson, Dan James.
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