FIFA World Cup 2022 is being organized this time in Qatar which is very special. This time there is a possibility that an Asian team may become the winner of the FIFA World Cup. The craze of the FIFA World Cup, which started on November 20, is making people go crazy.
Teams like Japan and South Korea have also managed to make it to the knockouts in this tournament. Apart from these two teams, no other Asian team has been able to cross the group stage test. On the second day of this World Cup, the Saudi Arabian team, in a big upset, defeated the Argentine team by 2-1. At the same time, German tea has also tasted defeat at the hands of Japan. The performance of the Asian teams in the group stage during this FIFA World Cup has also been strong.
This time Iran’s team was part of Group B, where the team scored six goals in the first match against England. In its next match, Iran’s team was successful in defeating Wales’ team by playing strongly. And in Group C, Saudi Arabia’s team defeated Argentina’s team by 2-1. This was one of the biggest upsets of the tournament. At the same time, Japan has defeated Germany and Spain in the first match. And in Group H, South Korea defeated Portugal. Apart from Qatar, the performance of Asian countries has also been surprising. this tournaIn Ment, the two eastern countries are facing the Asian countries.
According to football analysts, this result is considered impossible in the current situation. But if the game continues like this, then in the coming years this situation will also seem normal. In football, if Asian teams have to face defeat from a big country, then it can also be a big deal. The progress made in Asian countries has also played a special role behind this.
In fact, in the last few years, Asian countries have made a lot of progress technically. In this, the name of countries like Japan, Korea comes at the top. The infrastructure of many countries in Asia has improved. In these countries, the work of bringing footballers above the grassroots level is also going on fast. Players are being included in the national team after years of training. In such a situation, many football players are being prepared. After the seventies, Japan has made great progress in football over time. Brazilian legend Zico, who was Japan’s coach, has changed the landscape of domestic football in Japan.
Worked for a long time in the football association in Japan and today its results are visible in the performance of the team during the FIFA World Cup. Please tell that he has also given coaching to FC Goa. His aim was to change the football culture. Japan’s team has played in six foreign leagues, only then the team has been successful in defeating Germany and Spain. Ritsu Zone and Takuma Asano, the two goal scorers of the Japan team, have been playing in Germany’s domestic league for a long time. While talking about Son Heung Min of Korean team, he is also involved in EPL club Tottenham Hotspur.
The players of the Korean team have also performed interestingly in this tournament. Korean footballers also play for teams from many other countries. At the same time, Japanese footballer Takumi Minamino now plays in French club Monaco through Liverpool. Similar is the condition of Saudi Arabia. 9 Saudi Arabia national team footballers play for Al-Hilal. Not only this, when the rest of the footballers are busy playing club football before the World Cup, the footballers of Saudi Arabia have been preparing for a month.
Japan and Korea have been the teams that have taken advantage of many opportunities in the tournament. The teams have also used the small chances very well against the big teams. Argentina and Germany also had many opportunities but could not capitalize on these opportunities against the opposing teams. In this tournament, teams from Argentina, Germany, Spain or Portugal have taken Asian teams like Saudi Arabia, Japan, South Korea lightly.