- The 2022 FIFA World Cup is unfolding at a terrific speed as 32 teams seek to get their hands on world sport's greatest trophy
- With the drama inevitably comes the funny side of things, whether the humour is light or dark
- Meme generators have pounced on just about every talking point that has emerged in Qatar
Humour is proving to be the biggest winner in what has proved to be an absorbing 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Whether it be on the field of play or off it, the global showpiece in Qatar is proving to be a goldmine of drama. Naturally, there is a funnier side to this, whether it be dark humour or otherwise.
Social media was always going to be awash with memes in response to whatever talking emerged in the first week of the Middle East's first-ever World Cup.
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2022 FIFA World Cup: Qatar described as the worst home World Cup team in history in match against Senegal
Qatar and Senegal met in an intriguing 2022 FIFA World Cup Group A encounter.
The Lions of Teranaga went into the break 1-0 up courtesy of a Boulaye Dia goal in the 41st minute, leaving the hosts on the brink of elimination after just two matches. This was then confirmed when Senegal won 3-1, eventually.
The match was trending on social media as observers gave their views, with the hosts coming in for harsh criticism, as they were confirmed as the worst-performing home World Cup team in history.
Argentine-born Mexico coach prepared to knock out Lionel Messi from the World Cup
Mexico head coach manager Gerardo "Tata" Martino has said that he is ready to end Lionel Messi and Argentina's hope of winning this year's World Cup in Qatar.
The Argentine-born gaffer will lead El Tri to tackle La Albiceleste, who seek to overcome their opening game calamity against Saudi Arabia.
The 60-year-old was blunt in his pre-match press conference when discussing the match set to take place at Lusail Stadium on Saturday, saying he will not think twice about eliminating his home country from the Mundial.