World Cup Countdown

World Cup Countdown: South America

Can Messi match Maradona? Will Brazil end its 20-year wait? Al Jazeera gets the South American perspective ahead of the Middle East’s first FIFA World Cup.

Qatar 2022 kicks off on November 21 and the clock is ticking.

Al Jazeera’s monthly World Cup Countdown gives you a global perspective from every region ahead of the Middle East’s first-ever FIFA World Cup.

The first episode will focus on South America, with special reports from Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires, as well as expert analysis from football broadcasters Juan Arango and Eli Mengem.

We’ll hit all the major talking points, as Messi seeks to match Maradona and Brazil look to end their 20-year wait for the trophy.