The 2022 World Cup kicks off on Sunday, November 20, with seven Liverpool players involved. Here is everything you need to know as a Reds supporter.
Held in Qatar, under hugely controversial circumstances, the World Cup is taking place in the winter for the first time in its history.
For some, it will be a welcome distraction; for others, a waste of time before the real football gets back underway.
But what do we need to know about the 2022 World Cup from a Liverpool perspective? Here’s our complete guide.
Which Liverpool players are involved?
There are seven Liverpool players at the World Cup in total:
And who missed out?
A host of Liverpool players missed out on the World Cup for various reasons.
What are Liverpool doing during the World Cup?
For the players not involved in Qatar, the tournament allows for a short break before Jurgen Klopp takes his squad to Dubai for a warm-weather training camp.
Liverpool will stay in the UAE for almost two weeks, with training sessions in elite facilities sandwiching friendlies against Lyon (Dec 11) and AC Milan (Dec 16).
They then return to Merseyside, with the first game back after the World Cup coming at Man City in the Carabao Cup fourth round (Dec 22).
Fixtures and TV info for Liverpool players
All times GMT
Monday, November 21
ENGLAND vs. Iran – 1pm, BBC One
Senegal vs. NETHERLANDS – 4pm, ITV1
Tuesday, November 22
FRANCE vs. Australia – 7pm, BBC One
Thursday, November 24
URUGUAY vs. South Korea – 1pm, BBC One
BRAZIL vs. Serbia – 7pm, BBC One
Friday, November 25
NETHERLANDS vs. Ecuador – 4pm, ITV1
ENGLAND vs. United States – 7pm, BBC One
Saturday, November 26
FRANCE vs. Denmark – 4pm, ITV1
Monday, November 28
BRAZIL vs. Switzerland – 4pm, ITV1
Portugal vs. URUGUAY – 7pm, ITV1
Tuesday, November 29
NETHERLANDS vs. Qatar – 3pm, ITV*
Wales vs. ENGLAND – 7pm, BBC One
Wednesday, November 30
Tunisia vs. FRANCE – 3pm, BBC*
Friday, December 2
Ghana vs. URUGUAY – 3pm, BBC*
Cameroon vs. BRAZIL – 7pm, ITV*
* Channel to be confirmed.