World Cup 2022 stars Newcastle United could sign - including Barcelona, Brighton and Morocco players: photo gallery
All eyes of the football world will be on the showpiece event as Lionel Messi takes on Kylian Mbappe in what promises to be a fantastic clash.
Following the conclusion of the game however, is the small matter of domestic football and the opening of the January transfer window.
Whilst club scouting is a lot more thorough than it used to be, major tournaments still provide the opportunity for players to shine and earn themselves a big-money move. But who has done that in Qatar and should Newcastle United look to sign any of these on the back of an impressive tournament?
Here, we take a look at some players that impressed during the World Cup and select a starting XI of players that Newcastle United could look sign in the January transfer window and beyond: