It’s that time of year again – the 2022 World Cup is just around the corner! And while you might be more focused on all the other things going on in your life, there are still plenty of things to watch in soccer this year. Here are five of the biggest storylines to keep track of.
The World Cup
The World Cup is one of the biggest and most famous sports events in the world. It is celebrated every four years and is watched by millions of people around the world.
This year’s World Cup is happening in Russia and there are a lot of exciting games scheduled. Some of the main things to watch this year include the group stage, which will see teams from all over play each other, the quarterfinals, which will see four teams pitted against each other, and the semifinals and finals, which will be contested by the two best teams in the tournament.
There are also a lot of amazing players participating in this year’s World Cup. Some of the biggest names include Neymar, Lionel Messi, and Cristiano Ronaldo. So don’t miss any of the action as it happens this year!
The Messi- Ronaldo rivalry continues
The Messi-Ronaldo rivalry is one of the most famous in all of sports. The two stars continue to dominate the soccer world, and their performances at the World Cup this year were no exception.
This rivalry is particularly fierce because they are such great friends off the field as well. Ronaldo has spoken highly of Messi and has described him as a role model. However, when it comes to on-field competition, there is no one better than Leo Messi.
One of the things that makes Messi so special is his ability to score goals from anywhere on the field. He has scored many memorable goals in his career, including a goal against Spain in the World Cup that will forever be remembered. Ronaldo has also been known for his gifts with the ball at his feet, but he has never been able to top Leo Messi when it comes to scoring goals.
Despite their differences on the field, these two legends have developed a great friendship over the years. They are always happy to support each other and have even helped to promote one another’s respective charities over the years.
Neymar is back and ready to take on the world
Brazilian superstar Neymar is back and ready to take on the world. The 26-year-old forward announced his return to the Santos team on Sunday, and is quickly making an impact.
Neymar has already scored two goals in his first three appearances, including a hat trick in a 5-1 victory over Bahia on Sunday. Neymar is a potent scorer, and he will be looking to take his game to the next level as he competes against some of the best players in the world.
While Neymar is undoubtedly one of the stars of the Santos team, there are many other talented players on the roster. Brazil will be looking to win gold at the 2016 Olympics, and they will need all the help they can get if they hope to bring home the trophy.
The African Cup of Nations
The African Cup of Nations is one of the most important soccer tournaments in the world. This year, it will take place in Egypt.
There are many great teams competing in this tournament, including champions Spain and runners-up Netherlands. However, the biggest teams in the world are usually present at this event. These include Brazil, Germany, and Argentina.
Watching soccer at this event is a must for any fan of the sport. Not only will you be able to see some of the best players in the world, but you’ll also get to see some amazing plays and goals. If you can’t make it to Egypt to watch the tournament live, don’t worry – you can still follow all the action online.
Mexico and United States battle for supremacy in Concacaf
As the Concacaf region takes center stage in international soccer, Mexico and the United States are vying for supremacy. The two countries meet this week in a crucial Concacaf qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Mexico leads the Concacaf standings with 5 points from 3 matches, but their rivals are not to be taken lightly. The United States has 3 points from 2 matches and is coming off a victory against Trinidad and Tobago. Mexico faces Costa Rica on Tuesday night in a match that will have major implications for Concacaf qualifying hopes.
If Mexico can win, they would move into a tie for first place with Panama, who has 2 points from 1 match. If the United States can win, they would take sole possession of first place with 6 points from 3 matches. This CONCACAF qualifier is sure to be exciting, so make sure to follow all the action this week!
Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. Millions of people around the globe follow the sport avidly, and it’s no wonder – there’s just something about a fast-paced game that appeals to us all. However, if you want to win, you need to watch out for these five things: fouls, crosses, set pieces (both direct and indirect), offside traps, and last but not least penalties. Remember: every game is a chance to learn something new!