Every World Cup 2022 squad: All the teams previewed

World Cup 2022 squads
The FIFA World Cup trophy (Image credit: Getty Images)

The final World Cup 2022 squads have been announced, with each of the 32 countries confirming who they will be taking to Qatar.

Each World Cup 2022 squad contains 26 players – a rise from 23 in past tournaments. However, Iran have only named 25 of their allotted 26, opting to leave their final spot in the squad free.

  • GK: Mat Ryan (Copenhagen)
  • GK: Andrew Redmayne (Sydney FC)
  • GK: Danny Vukovic (Central Coast Mariners) 
  • DF: Milos Degenek (Columbus Crew)
  • DF: Fran Karacic (Brescia)
  • DF: Nathaniel Atkinson (Hearts)
  • DF: Bailey Wright (Sunderland)
  • DF: Aziz Behich (Dundee United)
  • DF: Kye Rowles (Hearts)
  • DF: Harry Souttar (Stoke City)
  • DF: Joel King (OB)
  • DF: Thomas Deng (Albirex Niigata) 
  • MF: Ajdin Hrustic (Verona)
  • MF: Aaron Mooy (Celtic)
  • MF: Riley McGree (Middlesbrough)
  • MF: Jackson Irvine (St. Pauli)
  • MF: Keanu Baccus (St Mirren) 
  • MF: Cameron Devlin (Hearts) 
  • FW: Martin Boyle (Hibernian)
  • FW: Mathew Leckie (Melbourne City)
  • FW: Jamie Maclaren (Melbourne City)
  • FW: Awer Mabil (Cadiz)
  • FW: Mitchell Duke (Fagiano Okayama)
  • FW: Craig Goodwin (Adelaide United)
  • FW: Jason Cummings (Central Coast Mariners) 
  • FW: Garang Kuol (Central Coast Mariners) 
  • GK: Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid)
  • GK: Simon Mignolet (Club Brugge)
  • GK Koen Casteels (VfL Wolfsburg)
  • DF: Jan Vertonghen (Anderlecht
  • DF: Toby Alderweireld (Royal Antwerp)
  • DF: Wout Faes (Leicester)
  • DF: Arthur Theate (Rennes)
  • DF: Zeno Debast (Anderlecht)
  • DF: Thomas Meunier (Borussia Dortmund)
  • DF: Timothy Castagne (Leicester)
  • MF: Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
  • MF: Youri Tielemans (Leicester)
  • MF: Amadou Onana (Everton)
  • MF: Axel Witsel (Atletico Madrid)
  • MF: Hans Vanaken (Club Brugge)
  • MF: Leander Dendoncker (Aston Villa)
  • MF: Yannick Carrasco (Atletico Madrid)
  • MF: Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Dortmund)
  • FW: Eden Hazard (Real Madrid)
  • FW: Charles De Ketelaere (AC Milan)
  • FW: Leandro Trossard (Brighton)
  • FW: Dries Mertens (Galatasaray)
  • FW: Jeremy Doku (Rennes)
  • FW: Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan)
  • FW: Michy Batshuayi (Fenerbahce)
  • FW: Lois Openda (Lens)
  • GK: Keylor Navas (PSG)
  • GK: Esteban Alvarado (Herediano)
  • GK: Patrick Sequeira (Lugo) 
  • DF: Juan Pablo Vargas (Millonarios)
  • DF: Keysher Fuller (Herediano)
  • DF: Oscar Duarte (Al-Wehda)
  • DF: Bryan Oviedo (Real Salt Lake)
  • DF: Francisco Calvo (Konyaspor)
  • DF: Kendall Watson (Deportivo Saprissa)
  • DF: Carlos Martinez (San Carlos)
  • DF: Ronald Matarrita (FC Cincinnati) 
  • MF: Celso Borges (Alajuelense)
  • MF: Jewison Bennette (Sunderland)
  • MF: Bryan Ruiz (Alajuelense)
  • MF: Daniel Chacon (Colorado Rapids 2) 
  • MF: Anthony Hernandez (Puntarenas) 
  • MF: Douglas Lopez (Herediano) 
  • MF: Youstin Salas (Saprissa) 
  • MF: Yeltsin Tejeda (Herediano) 
  • MF: Gerson Torres (Herediano)
  • MF: Roan Wilson (Municipal Grecia)
  • MF: Alvaro Zamora (Deportivo Saprissa) 
  • MF: Brandon Aguilera (Nottingham Forest)
  • FW: Anthony Contreras (Herediano)
  • FW: Johan Venegas (Alajuelense)
  • FW: Joel Campbell (Leon)
  • GK: Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis)
  • GK: Hossein Hosseini (Esteghlal)
  • GK: Amir Abedzadeh (Ponferradina)
  • GK: Payam Niazmand (Sepahan) 
  • DF: Ehsan Hajsafi (AEK Athens)
  • DF: Morteza Pouraliganji (Persepolis) 
  • DF: Ramin Rezaeian (Sepahan)
  • DF: Milad Mohammadi (AEK Athens)
  • DF: Shojae Khalilzadeh (Al-Ahli) 
  • DF: Hossein Kanaanizadegan (Al-Ahli)
  • DF: Sadegh Moharrami (Dinamo Zagreb)
  • DF: Majid Hosseini (Kayserispor)
  • DF: Rouzbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal)
  • DF: Abolfazl Jalali (Esteghlal) 
  • MF: Vahid Amiri (Persepolis) 
  • MF: Saeid Ezatolahi (Vejle)
  • MF: Mehdi Torabi (Persepolis)
  • MF: Saman Ghoddos (Brentford) 
  • MF: Ali Gholizadeh (Charleroi) 
  • MF: Ahmad Nourollahi (Shabab Al Ahli)
  • MF: Ali Karimi (Kayserispor) 
  • FW: Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Feyenoord)
  • FW: Mehdi Taremi (Porto) 
  • FW: Karim Ansarifard (Omonia)
  • FW: Sardar Azmoun (Bayer Leverkusen)

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Conor Pope
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Conor Pope is the former Online Editor of FourFourTwo, overseeing all digital content. He plays football regularly, and has a large, discerning and ever-growing collection of football shirts from around the world.


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