POWERFUL TECHNOLOGY AT THE SERVICE OF THE QATAR WORLD CUP 2022: FIFA WILL PRESENT IMPROVED FOOTBALL INTELLIGENCE

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During the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, FIFA will share the most up-to-date information, metrics and performance data in the history of the tournament with global television and online audiences, as well as teams participants and their players.

Developed by FIFA’s High Performance Team and led by FIFA’s Head of Global Football Development Arsene Wenger, the enhanced football intelligence service will deliver exciting new metrics to enrich the coverage and analysis of every match. of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™.

Each match will have its own unique set of enhanced football intelligence visuals during and after the match presented in both augmented reality and traditional graphics.

These new stats break down each area of ​​the game in detail and provide operational definitions and multiple video examples to clearly define each action.

Using this data, FIFA will be able to conduct post-match longitudinal analysis to understand how the game is changing over time, as well as developmental analysis to better understand what it takes to progress from junior level. at the senior level in the men’s and women’s games. “We would like to share our vision of using football data analysis combined with expert technical interpretation to create new football intelligence, enabling everyone to better understand the game,” says Wenger.

“Enhanced football intelligence will be our model for how we analyze football in the future. When we discover new ideas, we want to share them with the world of football.

With our online FIFA Training Center, we have a fantastic vehicle to do just that. My team will continue to provide new and insightful football analysis content to help share a new understanding of the game combined with performance data, video examples and technical explanations.

The FIFA High Performance team includes football analysts, scientists and data engineers, and has developed innovative technology to deliver breakthrough metrics and insights.

At the 2022 FIFA World Cup, 11 new metrics will be introduced: • Possession control • Ball recovery time • Line breaks • Defensive line height and team length • Entry into the final third • Forced turnovers • Ball pressure • Expected goals • Team form • Receptions behind midfield and defensive lines • Phases of play

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