World Cup 2022: How To Be A Football Fan In Just 5 Mins

By Nathasha Wickramasinghe | 27, Oct, 2022
World Cup 2022: How To Be A Football Fan In Just 5 Mins

It’s the World Cup season again and everyone’s hyped up about the matches. You see people firing up their social media platforms, updating their statuses, fighting over which team is the best, and literally, everyone at work is talking about it!

The FIFA World Cup 2022 will kick off on 20 November 2022 in Qatar and will go on through to 18 December 2022.

Feeling a little left out this season? We got just the steps for you to turn yourself into a die-hard fan of the World Cup in just a few minutes! Just keep reading!

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Whenever the team you are following scores a goal be sure to shout “GOALLLL!!!” with everyone else to show your support for the team!

Whether you're watching the game at home or at the stadium, the atmosphere while watching a game can be quite tense but is definitely enjoyable especially when surrounded by family and friends, join in the hype! Oh and be sure to give a victory roar when the team scores a goal!

If you're in Singapore or Malaysia and planning to watch the games at home, we got you covered! Here's the "2022 FIFA Qatar World Cup: Group Fixture, Schedule and Timings for Singapore & Malaysia" so you don't miss a game!


2. Keep Your Eye On One Team 

Always be aware of your team and keep your eye on your team's jerseys so that you know exactly what’s happening. You definitely don't want to accidentally support the opposing team!

Get to know the players on the team that you chose to support this World Cup. You'd definitely feel like you're actually part of the team!

You can view the teams and who they are playing against here!


3. Yellow, Red Cards and Offside

Always disagree with the referee whenever your team is given a yellow or red card because your team is the best and you must support your team no matter what!

On a serious note, it's always best to learn a bit more about the rules of the beautiful game to fully enjoy the game. Things such as what counts as a foul, yellow cards, red cards, and the offside rule. You can either research them on your own or better yet, ask any football fan to explain them to you-they'll love any chance they can get to talk about the sport they know and love!


4. The Team Chant


Look for the team chant on YouTube and memorize it! You don’t want to be the only one in the crowd that doesn’t know the chant. It’s a great way of joining in with the other fans and getting a feel for the team spirit when chanting in support of your favorite team.


5. Dress In The Colours of Your Team

The best way to support your team is by wearing the team's color!

Purchase the team jersey and if you don’t have the team jersey, dress in their colors. Paint your face and wear headbands and wristbands in the colors of the team’s national flag. You can even wave the national flag of the team!


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These 5 tips will help you become a die-hard fan of the World Cup and join all your football fan friends to watch a match together without feeling left out! The most important part about watching a match is to enjoy the game and connect with other fans and create great memories. But really, just have a good time!

If you're on your way to Qatar for the World Cup, don't forget to explore the many things that Qatar has to offer other than soccer or football too! Here are some articles that might help:

Want more information related to the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup? Here are some articles for you to read about this year's world cup in Qatar.

Cover Image Credit: Emerson Vieira on Unsplash  

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