Odishatv Bureau

With just less than two weeks remaining before the kickoff of the biggest tournament in the world, here's a list of the best Midfielders who are expected to showcase their outstanding skills in the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Luka Modrić 

One of the finest midfielders in the history of the game, Modrić is often regarded as the greatest Croatian player of all time. He served as the team's centrepiece as Croatia's men advanced to the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia. Luka Modrić received the Adidas Golden Ball as the 2018 World Cup's outstanding player despite Croatia losing to France 2-4 in the finals.

Kevin De Bruyne

It is hard to overstate the importance of Kevin De Bruyne's role in the Belgian Red Devils' golden era. Having played in two previous World Cups (Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018), he will be a key player in Belgium's 2022 World Cup bid. In addition to winning four Premier League titles with Manchester City, De Bruyne has also won two Premier League Player of the Season awards.

Frenkie De Jong

Frenkie De Jong is a versatile midfielder with impeccable technique who makes opponents uncomfortable with his passes and dribbles. Coach Louis Van Gaal has many tactical options available to him with Frenkie De Jong in the squad. Besides having strong defensive skills like interceptions, tackles, and clearances, De Jong is also known for his attacking prowess. The FC Barcelona midfielder is known for managing vital passes and crosses that can turn into goals.


Known for making the crucial interception and pursuing a fierce tackle, Casemiro is one of the best defensive midfielders in the world. He prevents the opponent from establishing a scoring threat with his gameplay vision. Casemiro will be a crucial player for coach Tite during Brazil's quest in Qatar at the FIFA World Cup in 2022, where they will be the top-ranked team.

Now that you are aware of the best midfielders playing in FIFA World Cup in Qatar, you can keep a watch on them.