8 days before the World Cup: the most prominent stars who wore the number eight

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The countdown to the start of the Qatar 2022 World Cup is approaching, and we are only 8 days away from its start, to watch the most prominent stars of the game in the world, as they participate in the most important football tournament, and the memory of the most prominent players who wore the number 8 shirt in the history of the World Championship has been restored.

Xavi Hernandez
Xavi participated with the Spanish national team, 4 times in the World Cup, starting from the 2002 World Cup, through 2006 and 2010 to the 2014 World Cup, and he was able to achieve the title in South Africa in 2010, where he made a great contribution to achieving the championship thanks to his goals and decisive passes.

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Frank Lampard
The former Chelsea star with England carried the number 8 shirt in the 2006 World Cup, in which the Three Lions reached the quarter-finals, and Lampard achieved a unique number, in the 2010 World Cup, in which England left against Germany, 4/1, and he was the owner of The only goal for his country, but he was the first player to shoot 37 times without scoring, a number that has held since the 1966 World Cup.

Brazilian Kaka is considered one of the most technical players, who carried the number 8, as he participated twice in the World Cup, the first of which was successful after winning the championship title in 2002, with a distinguished generation of players, led by Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Cafu and others, and also participated in the 2006 World Cup. In which Brazil left the quarter-finals against France.

Gennaro Gattuso
Gennaro Gattuso was adored by all fans who love manly play on the field, and strong bilateral conflicts, and he was also an example for the Italian player, who gives everything for his country, as the name of the current coach of the Spanish club Valencia remained engraved with all Italian football fans, especially after His great contribution to the Azzurri’s victory in the 2006 World Cup.

Tony Cross
Kroos, who had the number 8, started his World Cup career in the 2010 World Cup, and he was one of the contributors to his country’s victory in the 2014 World Cup, following the historic victory over Brazil, in which Kroos contributed with a double in the 24th and 26th minutes, to be the fastest duo in the history of the World Cup. Choosing him in the ideal formation for the tournament.

Socrates was the captain of his country, Brazil, in the 1982 World Cup and scored a goal against Italy. He also participated in the 1986 World Cup, during which the Seleção team reached the quarter-finals, before losing to France.

Marcel Desailly
The French Marcel Desailly immortalized his name in the history of the best players who carried the number 8 in the World Cup, after he led his country to crown the title in 1998 at the expense of the Brazilian team, although his second participation in the World Cup was accompanied by great disappointment in 2002, after exiting the round The first and the historic defeat against Senegal.

Gilberto Silva
Brazilian star Gilberto Silva participated three times in the World Cup, 2002, 2006 and 2010, the most prominent of which was participating in the first World Cup, which he won with his country, where his presence in the team was necessary in the position of the late midfielder, in light of the great offensive capabilities of his country in the line front, and thus gave a terrible balance to the team.

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