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About 1.2 million international visitors are expected to attend the FIFA's 2022 World Cup this month in Qatar — and even more are expected to watch on TV and online. Thirty-two nations have assembled their teams, which will play 64 games. While fans are excited, critics have called out the host country's human rights abuses and discrimination.

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  • World Cup
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World Cup 2022: Watch the games live at Shakespeare Pub

Monday, November 21, 2022 at 5 AM
Ongoing until December 18, 2022
Shakespeare Pub
Some games are subject to a cover fee, cash only.
  • World Cup
  • Sports

World Cup 2022: Watch the games at O'Brien's Pub

This event is in the past.
Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 7 AM
Ongoing until November 23, 2022
O'Brien's Pub
  • Sports
  • Food
  • Teens
  • World Cup

FIFA World Cup Viewing Event at The Shores Restaurant Featuring Ocean Views and Game Day Food

Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 7 AM
Ongoing until December 18, 2022
The Shores Restaurant
$9-32
  • Animals
  • Sports
  • Family
  • World Cup

USA World Cup Watch Pawty

This event is in the past.
Friday, November 25, 2022 from 11 AM to 2 PM
The Dog Society
Free
  • Sports
  • Family
  • World Cup

Gaslamp Quarter World Cup Viewing Party

This event is in the past.
Friday, November 25, 2022 at 7 AM
Ongoing until November 27, 2022
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
Free
  • World Cup
  • Sports
  • Family

FIFA World Cup Soccer Qatar 2022 @ San Diego Public Library

Monday, November 21, 2022 at 11 AM
Ongoing until December 14, 2022
Multiple locations
Free
Download and fill out your bracket!
Thirty-two teams will play 64 games in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Download and fill out the bracket with your predictions for this cup.
To view PDF files, download Acrobat Reader.
¡Descarga y llena tu quiniela!
Treinta y dos equipos jugarán 64 partidos en la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Qatar 2022. Descarga y completa la quiniela con tus pronósticos para esta copa.
To view PDF files, download Acrobat Reader.

What's it like to be one of the world's biggest soccer stars and doubted by many in your home country? That's the question Lionel Messi faces in The Last Cup. Not only is this year's World Cup his last chance to bring home the coveted trophy – it's his last chance for vindication. Hosted by Argentine journalist Jasmine Garsd, The Last Cup is much more than a sports story. It's a tale of immigration and race, of capitalism and class, of belonging and identity. A story for anyone who's ever felt like an outsider in their own home.
Latest News
Argentina's Lionel Messi, left, and Julián Álvarez celebrate their side's second goal during the match between Argentina and Australia on Saturday.
Frank Augstein
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AP
Lionel Messi put Argentina ahead with his third goal at this year's tournament and ninth in total at the World Cup — one more than Diego Maradona.
USA defender Walker Zimmerman (#3) fights for the ball with Netherlands' forward Memphis Depay during the 2022 World Cup round of 16 match at Khalifa International Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar on December 3, 2022.
Jewel Samad
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AFP via Getty Images
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