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Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

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Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury
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1- Fawaz Al-Qarni (Saudi Arabia)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

Fawaz Al-Qarni, the Saudi national team goalkeeper, was injured during his country's national team camp in Abu Dhabi, and Al-Shabab club announced on October 31 that he had undergone a successful surgery, and it was reported that he would miss several months.

2- Presnel Kimpembe (France)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The Paris Saint-Germain defender suffered a hamstring injury.

3- Yuta Nakayama (Japan)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The defender will miss the Finals with an ankle injury that will keep him out for the remainder of the season.

4- Paul Pogba (France)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

Pogba injured his knee during pre-season and had surgery in September to repair a meniscus injury.

The 29-year-old resumed training but on October 31 his agent said the midfielder would not return to action until 2023.

5- N'Golo Kante (France)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The Chelsea midfielder's hopes have taken a hit while recovering from a hamstring injury that has limited him to just two appearances this season.

He will be out for four months after undergoing surgery.

6- Timo Werner (Germany)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

Germany striker Timo Werner, 26, injured his ankle in the first half during his team's 4-0 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in the group stage of the Champions League in early November.

7. Reece James (England)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The 22-year-old suffered a knee injury during Chelsea's Champions League clash with AC Milan and will therefore not be part of England's squad for the finals.

8- Diogo Jota (Portugal)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The Liverpool forward will miss the World Cup due to a calf injury sustained in the win over Manchester City, but his manager Juergen Klopp said he probably would not need surgery.

9- Pedro Neto (Portugal)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The 22-year-old Wolverhampton Wanderers winger will undergo ankle surgery due to his injury against West Ham United in October.

10 - Karim Benzema

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The best player in the world will miss the World Cup due to his left thigh injury.

11. Scott Kennedy (Canada)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The 25-year-old defender suffered a shoulder injury at the end of October while playing for Jan Rigensburg in the German second division.

12- Jesus “Tecateto” Corona (Mexico)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The Sevilla winger fractured his left ankle while training with his club last August and underwent surgery.

13- Ben Chilwell (England)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

England left-back Ben Chilwell injured his hamstring in injury time in Chelsea's 2-1 win over Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.

14- Giovanni Lo Celso (Argentina)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The midfielder injured his hamstring while playing for Villarreal.

15- Marco Reus (Germany)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The Borussia Dortmund captain suffered an ankle injury, and his recovery was not completed in time.

16- Sadio Mane (Senegal)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

Bayern Munich striker Sadio Mane suffered a knee injury, but he nevertheless joined the Senegalese national team list, with an almost non-existent chance of his participation.

17- Amine Harit (Morocco)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

Olympique de Marseille striker Amine Harit suffered a knee injury during a Ligue 1 match against Monaco.

18- Christopher Nkunku (France)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

The Leipzig striker joined France's World Cup squad but was later ruled out after a left knee injury due to his teammate Camavinga's tackle during training.

19- José Gayà (Spain)

Key Players Missing World Cup in Qatar Due to Injury

Valencia's left defender was excluded from the Spain squad after suffering an ankle injury during training.