The Messi-ah brings his people to the promised land. Image: NPR

A few thoughts following the end of the FIFA World Cup 2022

Alex Anyfantis
12 min readDec 20, 2022

The good, the bad, the ugly and the legendary of the event that transpired for the last 28 days in the small nation of the Arab Gulf and had the eyes of the entire world — or most of the world — transfixed on it, waiting to see which would be the next story to come out from the pitches of the blood-stained golden stadiums.

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Alex Anyfantis

Media graduate, professional journalist and self-proclaimed Final Fantasy fanboy. Interests (and die-hard passions) include gaming and sports (mainly football).