The FIFA World Cup 2022 will get underway tomorrow. The teams are set. The friendly matches, or warm-up games, have also begun. With that being said, all the players might get a go at least once. The sport is a young man’s sport. It is a sport for quick runners and for agile players. It is a sport that is loved by the youth. Over the years we have seen many young players dominate the game. Here is a look at the top 5 youngest players at the FIFA World Cup 2022:
5) Bilal El Khannouss born on 10 May 2004 will play for Morocco at FIFA World Cup 2022:
Bilal El Khannouss plays in the Belgian League. He plays for a team named Racing Genk. He was mighty impressive last season at Genk. He was so impressive that he also had an opportunity to represent Belgium over Morocco. But Morocco happens to be his motherland and he chose to represent this nation. He plays as an attacking midfielder and his strength is his vision and pace.
4) Jewison Bennette born on 15 June 2004 will play for Costa Rica at FIFA World Cup 2022:
Jewison Bennette plays for Sunderland in the Championship. This season he has 16 appearances, 3 goals, and 1 assist to his name. He helped Costa Rica beat New Zealand in one of the qualifiers by scoring a crucial goal. He has 7 caps for Costa Rica as well. In these games, he has scored twice and assisted twice.
3) Gavi (Spain) born on 5 August 2004, aged 18 years:
Gavi is someone who will have the maximum eyeballs on him. Spain has always had a good batch of teenage players. Gavi is just another addition to that. Pedri was another player who was expected to shine at a similar multi-national tournament. Pedri shined at the Euros and now it’s time for Gavi. Gavi has been compared to a few Barcelona legends like Andres Iniesta and now it’s time that Gavi shows that he is better than these legends. His agility and vision are his key strengths.
2) Garang Kuol (Australia) born on 15 September 2004, aged 18 years:
Australia will also be getting a teenage sensation along with them, this time around. Garang Kuol plays for Garang and belongs to South Sudan but relocated to Australia for the love of the game. He has had 3 appearances for Australia Under-20s and 1 appearance for the Australian national team. In the national colors, he has scored 1 goal too. He plays for a club called the “Central Coastal Mariners FC”.
1) Youssoufa Moukoko born on 20 November 2004 will play for Germany at FIFA World Cup 2022:
Moukoko is a Dortmund sensation. We have over the years seen Dortmund produce gem, after gem. Be it Aubameyang, be it Dembele, be it Gotze, or Lewandowski. Dortmund has managed to find a secret formula for producing great young sensations. Moukoko is the youngest player in the World Cup and his birthday falls exactly on the day when the tournament begins. He has played top-flight football for Borussia Dortmund. His frame gives him an edge over the other players.
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