The 2022 FIFA World Cup that will be hosted in Qatar in November 2022 will go down in the history as one that will not have most players available of the usual suspects available.
It is always the dream of most footballers to play at least one World Cup before they call It quit on their football career. However, injuries which is part of the game will not see some of these players play at the first World Cup which will be played during the winter.
England have been hit the most having the highest number of players who will miss the competition after picking an injury representing their clubs. Manchester City duo, Kyle Walker and Kalvin Philips alongside Chelsea’s Reece James are all out of the World Cup.
see the full list of Injured Players Ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022
Raphael Varane (France) – Leg injury
Paul Pogba (France) – Surgery on damaged meniscus
N’Golo Kante (France) – Hamstring injury.
Richarlison (Brazil) – Calf injury
Reece James (England) – Knee Injury
Diogo Jota (Portugal) – Calf Injury
Jesus Corona (Mexico) – Ankle Injury
Alexander Isak (Sweden) – Thigh injury
Paulo Dybala (Argentina) – Thigh muscle injury
Boubacar Kamara (France) – Knee ligament injury
Pedro Neto (Portugal) – Ankle injury
Arthur Melo (Brazil) – Muscle injury
Kyle Walker (England) – Groin surgery
Kalvin Phillips (England) – Shoulder problem
Ronald Araujo (Uruguay) – Thigh surgery
Angel di Maria (Argentina) – Hamstring injury
Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) – Hamstring injury