The 2022 FIFA World Cup is an international association football tournament.

It is contested by the men's national teams of FIFA's member associations, and the 22nd FIFA World Cup.

The event is taking place in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December 2022.

This is the first World Cup to be held in the Arab world.

Matches at the event will be played in Eight venues across five cities.

Because of Qatar's intense summer heat and humidity,this World Cup is being held during November and December.

It will be played in a reduced timeframe of 29 days.

The choice to host the World Cup in Qatar has been the source of substantive controversy, such as criticisms of Qatar's human rights record