Will World Cup 2022 happen?
The 2022 FIFA World Cup begins on Nov. 21 in what will be the first winter edition in the history of the competition. The best players in the world will take center stage in Qatar as the action runs through the final on Dec.
Why is the World Cup 2022 in December?
The 2022 World Cup begins Nov. 20 — one day earlier than its original start date — and concludes Dec. 18. FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, made the unprecedented decision to move the tournament out of June and July to avoid Qatar’s scorching summer heat.
What are the 2022 World Cup schedule?
- Group stage: Nov. 20-Dec.
- Round of 16: Dec. 3-6.
- Quarterfinals: Dec. 9-10.
- Semifinals: Dec. 13-14.
- Third-place match: Dec.
- Final: Dec.