02/03/2024

The Inner Sanctum's team have given their predictions for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. (Images: @FifaWorldCup / Twitter)

The 2022 FIFA World Cup has finally arrived, and it’s set to be another amazing tournament. The competition is never an easy one to call, but the team at The Inner Sanctum have dusted off the crystal ball once again to give their predictions for the FIFA World Cup.

Brandon Patane

Winners: Argentina

Runner Up: England

Player of the Tournament: Lionel Messi

Golden Boot: Harry Kane

Young Player of the Tournament: Pedri

Dark Horse: Spain

Overachiever: Serbia

Underachiever: France

Ari Stamatakos

Winners: England 

Runner Up: Brazil

Player of the Tournament: Neymar

Golden Boot: Lautaro Martínez 

Young Player of the Tournament: Jude Bellingham

Dark Horse: Serbia 

Overachiever: Qatar 

Underachiever: France

Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham will be an important part of the England midfield in Qatar. (Image: UEFA Champions League / Twitter)

Thomas Grattan

Winners: Argentina 

Runners Up: England 

Player of the Tournament: Lionel Messi 

Golden Boot: Kylian Mbappe 

Young Player of the Tournament: Dušan Vlahović

Dark Horse: Japan 

Overachiever: USA 

Underachiever: Germany 

Antonis Pagonis

Winners: Argentina

Runner Up: Croatia

Player of the Tournament: Lionel Messi

Golden Boot: Harry Kane

Young Player of the Tournament: Joško Gvardiol

Dark Horse: Denmark

Overachiever: Serbia

Underachiever: Spain

Jack Dobson

Winners: Brazil

Runner Up: Denmark

Player of the Tournament: Neymar

Golden Boot: Neymar

Young Player of the Tournament: Enzo Fernández

Dark Horse: Uruguay

Overachiever: Japan

Underachiever: Spain

Neymar will be looking to lead Brazil to its sixth World Cup, in his third appearance at the tournament. (Image: @CBF_Futebol Twitter)

Jasper Chellappah

Winners: Argentina

Runner Up: Uruguay

Player of the Tournament: Lionel Messi

Golden Boot: Memphis Depay

Young Player of the Tournament: Jude Bellingham

Dark Horse: Uruguay

Overachiever: Denmark

Underachiever: Portugal 

Giacomo Bruno

Winners: Argentina 

Runners Up: Brazil

Player of the Tournament: Neymar 

Golden Boot: Harry Kane

Young player of the Tournament: Pedri

Dark Horse: Belgium 

Overachiever: USA

Underachiever: France 

Lachlan Onions

Winners: Argentina

Runner Up: Belgium

Player of the Tournament: Lionel Messi

Golden Boot: Neymar

Young Player of the Tournament: Pedri

Dark Horse: Canada

Overachiever: Denmark

Underachiever: Spain

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Dominic Criniti

Winners: Brazil 

Runner Up: England 

Player of the Tournament: Neymar 

Golden Boot: Harry Kane 

Young Player of the Tournament: Nuno Mendes 

Dark Horse: Netherlands 

Overachiever: Australia 

Underachiever: Argentina 

Jarryd Thomas

Winners: Brazil

Runner Up: Argentina

Player of the Tournament: Vinicius Jr

Golden Boot: Vinicius Jr

Young Player of the Tournament: Vinicius Jr

Dark Horse: Denmark

Overachiever: USA

Underachiever: Germany

Anthony Alesiani

Winners: Argentina

Runner Up: Brazil

Player of the Tournament: Cristiano Ronaldo

Golden Boot: Lionel Messi

Young Player of the Tournament: Jude Bellingham

Dark Horse: Portugal

Overachiever: Australia

Underachiever: England

In what may be their final appearances at the tournament, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will both be eager to add a World Cup to their long list of accolades. (Image: ESPN FC).

Lachlan Dand

Winners: England

Runner Up: Brazil

Player of the Tournament: Lionel Messi

Golden Boot: Lionel Messi 

Young Player of the Tournament: Jude Bellingham 

Dark Horse: Netherlands 

Overachiever: Senegal

Underachiever: France

Jonathan Potenza

Winners: Argentina

Runner Up: England

Player of the Tournament: Lionel Messi

Golden Boot: Harry Kane

Young Player of the Tournament: Bukayo Saka

Dark Horse: Croatia

Overachiever: USA

Underachiever: Spain

Tom Hayes

Winners: Brazil

Runner Up: France

Player of the Tournament: Neymar

Golden Boot: Lionel Messi

Young Player of the Tournament: Vinicius Jr

Dark Horse: Belgium

Overachiever: Serbia

Underachiever: Portugal

Ethan Lee Chalk

Winners: Argentina

Runner Up: Portugal

Player of the Tournament: Lionel Messi

Golden Boot: Lautaro Martinez

Young Player of the Tournament: Facundo Pellistri

Dark Horse: Netherlands

Overachiever: Uruguay

Underachiever: England

Kevan Sangster

Winners: Argentina

Runners-up: Germany

Player of Tournament: Vinicius Junior

Golden Boot: Lautaro Martinez

Young Player: Cody Gakpo

Dark Horse: Netherlands

Overachiever: Serbia

Underachiever: Belgium

Jakson Bertoli

Winners: Argentina 

Runner Up: Belgium

Player of the Tournament: Neymar

Golden Boot: Harry Kane

Young Player of the Tournament: Jude Bellingham

Dark Horse: Uruguay

Overachiever: Denmark 

Underachiever: France

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