The Legacy of the 2022 World Cup

Season 2 | Episode 1
1h 37m | Dec 26, 2022

The dust has settled on the 2022 FIFA Men's World Cup in Qatar. With Messi and Argentina winning the prestigious soccer tournament, it's time that we recap the World Cup and talk about the legacy it leaves both on and of the field. To do, we discuss what happened on the field, giving our FIFA World Cup team of the tournament, highlighting players like Emiliano Martinez, Kylian Mbappe, and Lionel Messi who deserve recognition as the stars of the World Cup. We spoke about the legacy that Messi left with his World Cup win, if he is now the undisputed GOAT player, and how he has inspired a generation of footballers. Finally, we spoke about the legacy of the 2022 Qatar World Cup as a whole, the upsets and amazing deep runs that Morocco and Croatia made, as well as the off the field controversies that put a stain on this tournament.

Topics Covered:

  1. 2022 Qatar World Cup Best XI
  2. World Cup Trivia
  3. Messi's Legacy - is he officially better than Ronaldo?
  4. The World Cup's Legacy - what does this tournament mean for people worldwide and in the USA? What does this mean for the USMNT? And how do the atrocities committed to make this World Cup a possibility play into its legacy.
  5. National Team Head Coach - Keep Or Sack?

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