Opta Analyst, a website that analyzes football statistics, released FIFA’s Team of the Tournament on Monday based on Stats Analysis. Portugal’s Ronaldo and Brazil’s Neymar did not find a place in this. While Messi and Embappé are in the team. Opta has selected 11 players based on the analysis. In this, according to each position, the best players of the tournament have been taken.
In this story, we will know which players made it to the 11-player Team of the Tournament…
Dominik Livkovic (Goalkeeper) Livkovic of Croatia was selected as the best goalkeeper. He averaged 3.5 saves in every match in the entire World Cup, which is the highest. Apart from this, he also equaled the record of stopping four penalty shootouts in a single edition of the World Cup.
Ashraf Hakimi (defender)
Ashraf Hakimi of Morocco has been selected for the right back defender position. In this tournament, Hakimi made the most tackles in the tournament with 26 tackles. Means tried to snatch the ball against the opposition team.
Brazilian central defender Marquinhos completed 349 of 364 passes at this World Cup, with a passing accuracy of 96%. Which was the best in the World Cup. On average, the opposition could only make 6.8 shots per 90 minutes when Marquinhos was on the pitch.
Josco Guardiol (defender)
Croatia’s star defender Guardiol made the most (37) ball clearances in this World Cup. This means saving and removing the ball from its box. Along with this, he carried the ball maximum of 202 times and took it forward. Guardiol kept the ball possession for the most 48 times in this World Cup. Which is more than any defender.
Theo Hernandez (defender)
France’s left-back defender Theo Hernandez has performed brilliantly in this World Cup. He created the most chances (11) among defenders in this World Cup by bringing the ball forward. He also made 2 assists as well.
Bruno Fernandez (midfielder)
Only Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe have more goals in this World Cup than Fernandez (5). Also, Fernandez made 3 assists in his name.
Aurélien Tchoumeni (midfielder)
Tchoumeni made more interceptions than any other player in this World Cup (14). Means snatched the ball. Also, in this tournament, he completed 425 out of 468 passes i.e. 91%.
Antoine Griezmann (midfielder)
French players and playmakers created the most (22) goalscoring opportunities in this World Cup. He also received Moroccan man of the match in the semi-finals.
Lionel Messi (Forward)
In the World Cup 2022, Messi hit the maximum 32 shots towards the goal. Messi created 17 open play chances. Open play is when teams are running and trying to score. Messi has 7 goals and 3 assists in this World Cup.
Julian Alvarez (Forward)
22-year-old Julian Alvarez scored 4 goals in this World Cup. Alvarez scored a brace ie two goals against Croatia. At the age of 22 years 316 days, Álvarez became the youngest brace scorer in a World Cup semi-final. Pele scored a hat-trick in the semi-final against France in 1958 at the age of 17.
Kylian Mbappe (Forward)
France’s star player Kylian Mbappé scored the most (8) goals in the 2022 World Cup. Also, he completed the most 25 dribbles. That is, he single-handedly took the ball forward while dodging the defenders 25 times.