Doha: Who didn't dream at least once of lifting this cup themselves when they were a kid? Playing at the FIFA World Cup Finals is a dream that does not come true for every player and even fewer manage to hold the trophy aloft. Winning this trophy means becoming a football legend and being remembered as a hero for the rest of your life.
From Diego Armando Maradona to Zinedine Zidane, via Ronaldo and Bastian Schweinsteiger – plenty of footballing legends have had the pleasure of lifting this trophy heavenward and by doing so have gone down in history forever.
Doha: With a record six Asian nations headed to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the continent stands as big a chance of delivering exceptional results this winter as it ever had as Qatar are joined by Australia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Korea Republic and Saudi Arabia.
With the clock running down ahead of Qatar 2022 and six Asian teams participating, the-AFC.com profiles each of the sides representing the continent. Next up in this series are Iran.
Kuala Lumpur: The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be the fifth straight edition in which Australia have participated, and the Socceroos, under Graham Arnold, will aim for the knockout rounds for only the second time fuelled by a talented crop of players who ply their trade across the globe.
With the clock ticking towards the showpiece kicking off in Al Khor on Qatar's eastern coast on November 20, the-AFC.com takes a closer look at the teams representing Asia in the tournament – kicking off with Australia in focus.
Doha: Brazil will begin their bid to win a record-extending sixth FIFA World Cup title in Group G at Qatar 2022.
Standing in their way will be Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon, with the Neymar-led South Americans looking to add the Qatar 2022 title to the one won in Korea/Japan 2002 - the only other previous edition contested in Asia.