The 2022 FIFA opening match took place Sunday, November 20th. The Al Bayt Stadium in the country of Qatar housed the match, where players watched the hosts versus Ecuador play the first game of the season.
Who is Daniele Orsato?
Daniele Orsato is an Italian football referee with over 12 years of experience working for FIFA. He is one of the oldest referees in the sport, making his World Cup debut at 47. He was named the best referee of 2020 by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.