Argentina walked away with the FIFA World Cup after a thrilling tournament in Qatar.
Records fell with a winning captain Lionel Messi winning the Golden Ball for the best player, and Kylian Mbappe scoring eight goals to win the Golden Boot.
Some of the world’s top players will have another opportunity to shine at the 2024 Paris Olympics, with Mbappé confirming his desire to play on home soil early this year.
If Mbappé were to play for Paris, he would have to be named as one of the three senior players in France’s 18-man U23 squad.
Only players born on or after January 1, 2001 are eligible for qualification and the actual tournament.
A total of 79 competitors from Qatar 2022 will be able to participate without taking up an age seat. Mexico, Denmark and Islamic Republic of Iran he had no teammates automatically eligible for Paris.
The team with the most players under 23 was Spain (seven), then Costa Rica (six).
Spain also had seven Olympians in Qatar with silver medalists from Tokyo pedri and Eric Garcia still eligible for Paris.
Brazil Gabriel Martinelliwho won gold at Tokyo 2020, is in the same situation.
Argentina Enzo Fernandezwho won the best young player award in Qatar, is also in line for Paris as France Eduardo Camavinga, Gavi Spain and England Jude Bellingham.
In its current form, only the so-called United States and Dominican Republic they qualified to join hosts France in the men’s 16-team tournament.
Below are the 79 players, starting with the youngest, from the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, who automatically qualify for Paris 2024.
were at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Please note that England and Wales will be part of the Great Britain team at the 2024 Paris Olympics, although objections from the “parent association” may prevent them from participating. Also, although some players have birthdays in Paris 2024, the age in the table is the same as the day of the opening ceremony (July 26, 2024).