It hasn’t come without major controversy, but the excitement for the Winter World Cup has finally set in after the tournament kicked off on Sunday.
Ecuador’s 2-0 victory over the host nation got us started at the weekend and was followed by a crushing 6-2 win for Gareth Southgate’s England to kick off Asia’s soccer fest.
However, the debate that will rage throughout the tournament is: who will be the nation that lifts the trophy high on December 18?
France enter the tournament as defending champions, but with the likes of Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo and Southgate’s Three Lions coming close in 2018 – no team can be ignored – not even Saudi Arabia, who recently defeated Argentina tournament favourite.
Here’s who the bookmakers are targeting to win the 2022 World Cup*.
*All odds are provided by SkyBet and are subject to change at any time. Please play responsibly.