Lionel Messis action in the Argentina vs Estonia test match at El Sadar Stadium  Portugal

Captain List of 32 Countries Participating in the 2022…

Captain List of 32 Countries Participating in the 2022 World Cup

Lionel Messis action in the Argentina vs Estonia test match at El Sadar Stadium
Lionel Messi’s action in the Argentina vs Estonia test match at El Sadar Stadium

List of captains of 32 countries participating in the 2022 World Cup . Among the captains who succeeded in bringing him to Qatar, there are famous names such as Cristiano Ronaldo to Lionel Messi .

The opening match of the 2022 World Cup will feature the Group A preliminary match between the Netherlands and Senegal at the Al Thumama Stadium, Doha. A total of 32 countries divided into 8 groups will fight in the preliminary round to get tickets to the last 16.

The French national team, who are in Group D, are the reigning World Cup champions. Les Bleus beat Croatia 4-2 in the 2018 World Cup final, which was their second title at the prestigious tournament.

The captain of France when he became world champion in 2018 was Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. The 35-year-old goalkeeper was still France’s captain during this year’s World Cup.

Apart from Hugo Lloris, there are still great players who are captains in their respective teams. The following is a list of the 32 captains at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, in order of their confederation:

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AFC (Asia)

Tottenham winger Son Heung Min celebrates
Tottenham winger Son Heung-Min celebrates
  • Australia: Mathew Ryan
  • Iran: Ehsan Hajsafi
  • Japan: Maya Yoshida
  • Qatar: Hassan Al-Haydos
  • Saudi Arabia: Salman Al-Faraj
  • South Korea: Son Heung-min

CAF (Africa)

Kalidou Koulibaly
Kalidou Koulibaly
  • Cameroon: Vincent Aboubakar
  • Ghana: Andre Ayew
  • Moroko: Romain Saiss
  • Senegal: Kalidou Koulibaly
  • Tunisia: Youssef Msakni

Concacaf (North America and the Caribbean Islands)

Christian Pulisic playing for the United States national team
Christian Pulisic playing for the United States national team
  • Kanada: Atiba Hutchinson
  • Kosta Rica: Bryan Ruiz
  • Mexico: Andres Guardado
  • USA: Christian Pulisic

Conmebol (South America)

Thiago Silva Brazil
Thiago Silva, Brazil

UEFA (Europe)

Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal against Switzerland in matchday 2 of Group A2 of the UEFA Nations League at the Estadio Jose Alvalade
Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal against Switzerland in matchday 2 of Group A2 of the UEFA Nations League at the Estadio Jose Alvalade
  • Belgium: Eden Hazard
  • Croatia: Luka Modric
  • Denmark: Simon Kjaer
  • England: Harry Kane
  • France: Hugo Lloris
  • Germany: Manuel Neuer
  • Netherlands: Virgil van Dijk
  • Poland: Robert Lewandowski
  • Portugal: Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Serbian: Dusan Tadic
  • Spain: Sergio Busquets
  • Switzerland: Xhaka . Granite
  • Wales: Gareth Bale
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Official, Real Madrid Extends Luka Modric’s Contract

Official, Real Madrid Extends Luka Modric’s Contract

Luka Modrics
Real Madrid presidents Florentino Perez and Luka Modric

La Liga giants Real Madrid announced that Luka Modric has officially extended his contract at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The announcement was made by Madrid on Wednesday (08/06/2022) evening WIB. Modric officially signed a contract extension with a duration of one year.

“Real Madrid CF and Luka Modrić have reached an agreement to extend the player’s contract until 30 June 2023.” This is the official statement from the Real Madrid side.

The contract against Modric itself actually ends in the summer of 2022. Previously there had been doubts about his future at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The Deal Has Been Made for a Long Time

Luka Modric has stated that he wants to continue to stay at Real Madrid. His intention was greeted positively by the club management.

In the end, in April 2022, Modric and Madrid held talks. The result was positive.

Real ready to extend Modric’s contract. They were satisfied with the performance of the Croatian midfielder.

In the end the two reached an agreement, but verbally. Modric then agreed to accept a one year contract extension at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Sign a contract after the Champions League final

However, Luka Modric has yet to sign his new contract. It was only after the Champions League final, Modric put black on white.

 

Modric himself did not appear fully in the final match against Liverpool. But he took part in bringing Madrid to victory over the Premier League representatives.

Madrid itself did not immediately announce the inauguration of Modric’s contract. They waited for the right time to do so.

Modric will retire at Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti had previously spoken about Luka Modric’s future, when he was widely linked with Juventus. He said Modric would stay and retire at Real Madrid.

“Modric will end his career at Real Madrid, and this is the desire of the club and also of Luka,” said Ancelotti, quoted by Sportsmole .

Modric has so far made 463 appearances for Real Madrid in all competitions. He contributed 31 goals and 73 assists.