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Premier League dominates 2022 World Cup, followed by LaLiga Santander

The 2022 World Cup will be the most unique in history. It will be played between November and December, taking place in winter for the first time.

It will become the most expensive tournament in history, as Qatar has invested nearly 200 billion dollars in hosting it. The country's regime has come under scrutiny for the way they were awarded the tournament, the alleged deaths of workers and human rights breaches.

Meanwhile, the majority of the big football stars will be there with the Premier League dominating the call-ups.

Which league has the most players at Qatar 2022 World Cup?

The Premier League is the league that will have the most representatives in this World Cup with 134 participants. Manchester City will have 16 players in the tournament, followed by rivals Manchester United (14).

LaLiga Santander will contribute 84 players to the World Cup with Barcelona and Real Madrid being represented by 16 and 13 players, respectively. However, there are teams that do not have any players in the tournament such as Girona and Elche.

Meanwhile, all Premier League teams have at least one representative each in the tournament.

The Bundesliga is ranked third with 73 players going to Qatar, but they have the team with the most representatives in the tournament in Bayern Munich (17).

The German league is followed by Serie A (66) and Ligue 1 (52), with MLS being the non-European league with the most representatives (35).

Who are the oldest and youngest players of the World Cup?

Mexican backup goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera is the oldest player of tournament, as he turned 40 back on September 18. On the other hand, 18-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko will be the youngest player in Qatar.

Who are the oldest and youngest Premier League and LaLiga players in the World Cup?

Aged 18, Barcelona midfielder Gavi will be the youngest LaLiga representative in the World Cup, with Real Madrid's Luka Modric (37) being the oldest.

Manchester United's Facundo Pellistri (aged 20) will be the youngest Premier League players in the tournament, with Chelsea and Brazil centre-back Thiago Silva (38) being the oldest to have been called up.

Only Iran have fewer than 26 players

Iran are the only team who haven't filled all the 26 available slots, as Carlos Queiroz named a 25-man squad.

Meanwhile, Tunisia and Switzerland were the only teams which opted for four goalkeepers, while Denmark called up only two goalkeepers and 24 outfielders.

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