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Ronaldo, Messi, and More Legends Playing Their Last World Cup Tournament

It's Never Easy to Say Goodbye.

The World Cup is a magical tournament where every four years, soccer's top superstars come face-to-face to fulfill a lifelong dream: to become world champions.

Unfortunately, and like everything else in life, time runs out, and the moment comes to say goodbye to our idols and legends.

Qatar 2022 will be the last tournament for some of the greatest players of their generation, and here we take a look at the stars who will play their last World Cup.

Thiago Silva (38 years old)

The Brazilian captain has won absolutely everything in his professional career, but has yet to lift the ultimate international trophy.

Thiago Silva, who is considered one of the best Brazilian defenders of all time, could cement his undisputed legendary status if he lifts the World Cup in Qatar.

Robert Lewandowski (34 years old)

Robert Lewandowski is undoubtedly one of the best strikers of the decade, and at 34 years old, he is still a genuine goal-scoring machine.

Curiously, Lewandowski has yet to score his first goal in the World Cup, and it will be in Qatar where he will be looking to end his drought and, why not, take Poland far in the tournament.

Dani Alves (39 years old)

One of the greatest right backs of all time, who will compete in his third World Cup at the age of 39.

We probably won't see Dani Alves play regularly in the tournament, but this farewell is worthy of a legendary career. Alves will undoubtedly be an important leader in the Brazilian dressing room.

Luka Modric (37 years old)

The 2018 Ballon D'Or winner will say goodbye to the World Cup, a tournament in which he was runner-up in its last edition after losing to France in the final.

The 37-year-old creative Croatian midfielder continues to play at the highest level for both Real Madrid and his national team. It is always a pleasure to watch Modric play.

Manuel Neuer (36 years old)

World champion in 2014 and one of the best goalkeepers of all time. Manuel Neuer will try to leave through the big door after a terrible performance in the last edition of the tournament.

Neuer, who also won the Golden Glove in 2014, remains one of the best goalkeepers in the world. This will be the fourth World Cup for the Bayern Munich player.

Thomas Müller (33 years old)

One of the most skilled yet underrated players of all time. Thomas Müller is undoubtedly one of the best players in the history of the World Cup.

Müller has 10 goals in 16 World Cup games and will soon be playing in his fourth edition. Bayern Munich's attacking midfielder won the tournament in 2014, establishing himself as one of the most important players of his generation.

Karim Benzema (34 years old)

The reigning Ballon D'Or winner is coming off the best season of his life and is dreaming of becoming world champion in Qatar.

Unfortunately, Benzema was not in the 2018 World Champion France team due to a technical decision. Soccer always gives us a rematch, and the French striker will do his best to say goodbye in style.

Cristiano Ronaldo (37 years old)

One of the best players of all time, Cristiano Ronaldo, will participate in his fifth and last edition of the World Cup.

Although he is not having a good moment, the Portuguese striker is still an opponent to be feared, and he has excellent teammates with whom he dreams of going far in Qatar.

Lionel Messi (35 years old)

Probably the greatest player of all time, Lionel Messi has succeeded more than anyone else in soccer, although he has yet to become a world champion, the most important trophy in all sports.

Argentina currently has an exceptional generation, which is why the entire country hopes to see Messi champion in order to end his World Cup career.