11 world-class stars who won't play in World Cup 2022: Jorginho, Marco Verratti, Martin Odegaard...
Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup consecutively. Once again the final will lose star names including Jorginho, Marco Verratti and Gianluigi Donnarumma.
However, they won't be the only big names to miss the show. Goaljersey Editor has picked 11 players who will be watching from a distance as the year-end games begin.
The World Cup is a showcase for the best players in the world, however, these world-class soccer players won’t be flying to the Middle East this November.
We start our list with third place behind Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski at last year's Ballon d'Or ceremony.