With the FIFA World Cup 2022 just around the corner, all 32 participating teams have announced their captains and coaches.
For hosts Qatar, striker Hassan Al-Haydos will serve as captain while Felix Sanchez Bas will be the head coach. Ali was a key member of Qatar’s successful Asian Cup campaign in 2019, scoring nine goals to help his side lift the trophy.
Bas, meanwhile, has been in charge of Qatar since 2016 and led the team to their best-ever finish at the 2022 World Cup, where they reached the last 16.
Argentina’s captain will be Lionel Messi while coach Lionel Scaloni will hope to lead the team to glory. Messi is Argentina’s all-time leading goalscorer and is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.
Scaloni, meanwhile, has been in charge of Argentina since 2018 and will be hoping to lead the team to their first World Cup triumph since 1986.
Brazil’s captain will be Neymar while coach Tite will look to lead the team to a record-extending sixth World Cup title. Neymar is Brazil’s all-time leading goalscorer and is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world.
Tite has been in charge of Brazil since 2016 and led the team to their best-ever finish at the 2018 World Cup, where they reached the quarter-finals.
Germany’s captain will be Manuel Neuer while coach Joachim Low will look to lead the team to a record-extending fifth World Cup title. Neuer is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world and has been an integral part of Germany’s success over the years.
Below is the complete list of captains and coaches for all 32 teams participating in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
|Qatar||Hassan Al-Haydos||Félix Sánchez|
|Ecuador||Enner Valencia||Gustavo Alfaro|
|Senegal||Kalidou Koulibaly||Aliou Cissé|
|Netherlands||Virgil van Dijk||Louis van Gaal|
|England||Harry Kane||Gareth Southgate|
|Iran||Ehsan Hajsafi||Dragan Skočić|
|USA||Christian Pulisic||Gregg Berhalter|
|Wales||Gareth Bale||Rob Page|
|Argentina||Lionel Messi||Lionel Scaloni|
|Saudi Arabia||Salman Al-Faraj||Hervé Renard|
|Mexico||Andres Guadardo||Gerardo Martino|
|Poland||Robert Lewandowski||Czesław Michniewicz|
|France||Hugo Lloris||Didier Deschamps|
|Australia||Mat Ryan||Graham Arnold|
|Denmark||Simon Kjaer||Kasper Hjulmand|
|Tunisia||Youssef Msakni||Jalel Kadri|
|Spain||Sergio Busquets||Luis Enrique|
|Costa Rica||Bryan Ruiz||Luis Fernando Suárez|
|Germany||Manuel Neuer||Hansi Flick|
|Japan||Maya Yoshida||Hajime Moriyasu|
|Belgium||Eden Hazard||Roberto Martínez|
|Canada||Atiba Hutchinson||John Herdman|
|Morocco||Romain Saiss||Vahid Halilhodžić|
|Croatia||Luka Modric||Zlatko Dalić|
|Serbia||Dusan Tadic||Dragan Stojković|
|Switzerland||Granit Xhaka||Murat Yakin|
|Cameroon||Vincent Aboubakar||Rigobert Song|
|Portugal||Cristiano Ronaldo||Fernando Santos|
|Ghana||Andre Ayew||Otto Addo|
|Uruguay||Diego Godin||Diego Alonso|
|South Korea||Son Heung-Min||Paulo Bento|