The dominance of the European teams is indisputable in recent years. They have been winning all the World Cups since 2006 and You have to go back to 2002 to find the last South American champion. Brazil won glory in Korea and Japan, but then it was very difficult to compete: Italy celebrated in 2006, Spain in 2010, Germany in 2014 and France in 2018.
The Argentina team was close in 2014, losing the final at the Maracana, but It was the only Selection outside of Europe that reached this stage. The runners-up of the other world championships? They were also European: France in 2006, the Netherlands in 2010 and Croatia in 2018.
Qatar 2022 is coming and it seems ehe ideal moment for a South American to be champion again. If there are no surprises, Argentina and Brazil will arrive at a good time and will be candidates to keep the title.
Argentina broke the losing streak of titles, coming from winning the Copa América in Brazil and Lionel Messi he will seek to achieve the one thing he lacks in his career. He is seen to be happy on and off the field of play and will have teammates who will seek to achieve maximum glory alongside him.
Brazil has world-class stars and it could be the last World Cup of Neymar. He is a comfortable leader in the South American Qualifiers and has players ready to fight for the Cup.
It is true that they are not measuring themselves with the European powers, but everything seems to indicate that they will be able to fight. Will it be the end of European dominance in World Cups? It has to be in 2022 and the trophy returns to the South American continent!