As the Qatar World Cup has ended, the 11 players who made the tournament stand out are in the limelight.
On the 19th (Korean time), France’s ‘L’Equipe’ gathered 11 players who performed the most outstandingly at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar to form the best eleven lineup.
It was a World Cup with many surprises. From the group stage, the blast from Asian and African countries was so strong that Germany and Belgium were eliminated, and numerous goals were scored to excite the crowd.
In particular, the stage in the quarterfinals had the biggest surprise. Croatia, who was facing Brazil, won after a penalty shoot-out, and Morocco, who faced Portugal, beat Portugal 1-0, making it the first African country in World Cup history to advance to the semifinals.
It was intense until the finals. France and Argentina played 3-3 until extra time, and Argentina won the match after a penalty shoot-out. The pride battle between Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe was the most impressive.
After the game, various media outlets released the best eleven of the tournament. Among them, ‘Requipe’ gathered 11 players in one place in a 4-3-3 formation.
First of all, the top three in the front were Kylian Mbappe (France), Lionel Messi (Argentina), and Bukayo Saka (England). Mbappe won the Golden Boot with 8 goals and 2 assists, and Messi was awarded MVP of the tournament. Saka led England to the quarter-finals, scoring three goals in four matches.
The midfielders were Luka Modric (Croatia), Sofian Amrabat (Morocco) and Enzo Fernandez (Argentina). Despite the age of 37, Modrić took Croatia to third place after finishing runners-up in the previous tournament. Amrabat became the center of Morocco and helped build the great achievement of fourth place. Fernandez played the role of Messi’s helper and won the Young Player Award in this competition. 스포츠토토
The defensive back four were Marcos Acuña (Argentina), Joshk Gbardiol (Croatia), Romain Sais, and Ashraf Hakimi (more Morocco). Acuna played in six games in this tournament and helped Argentina win the championship. Gbardiol played a big role in making his name known as a new star in Croatia. Hakimi and Sais are also the protagonists of Morocco’s four-legged legend.
The goalkeeper was Dominic Rivakovic (Croatia). Libakovic showed off his tremendous saving skills in winning the penalty shootout against Japan and Brazil, which was the tournament match.