Qatar will serve as the host nation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup from November to December. Football fans around the world are already looking forward to an exciting tournament, even while the event is undergoing extensive preparation.
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As favorites enter the competition, strong footballing nations like Brazil, France, Spain, England, and others hope to compete for the greatest prize in football. The nations competing in the tournament are already aware of who they are facing, while selecting their top players from different clubs to boost their chances.
Players from Chelsea FC are no exception, therefore, here are Chelsea players who will be important for their nations at the World Cup.
Thiago Silva led Brazil to a 1-0 victory over Colombia, ensuring their World Cup qualification with six games remaining. After a campaign in which they were undefeated and gave up only five goals in 17 games, they finished first in the standings and automatically qualified for the World Cup, with a 21-point lead over Argentina in second place. Currently a key member of Chelsea, Silva will aim to lead his nation to a sixth success.
As the CONCACAF league format came to an exciting conclusion, the United States qualified for the event. After a match that ended in a stalemate against Mexico, the USA’s 5-1 triumph over Panama; which included Pulisic’s first hat-trick on the international stage, effectively ensured their spot at the World Cup. Pulisic, who is only 23 years old, has already assumed the role of captain of the USA national team. He will be hoping to prove his importance at the World Cup.
Senegal’s Mendy became the team’s hero in Senegal’s final qualification game by demonstrating his outstanding goalkeeping abilities. The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations final rematch was decided on penalties after his team overcame a 1-0 first-leg deficit against Egypt. Senegal won its second match in a row thanks to a game-winning penalty kick stop by Mendy, which helped his country qualify for the World Cup. As first choice in goal, Mendy will be looking to prove indispensable once more.
Despite a few disappointing appearances in Chelsea’s shirt, Havertz has proven important for his nation. He always seems to turn up for Germany, especially in crucial moments when a goal is needed. In qualifying for the World Cup, he scored 3 goals and provided 2 assists, giving a nation a huge boost. He will definitely prove important in Qatar as one of the important players for Germany.