2022 FIFA World Cup – Least Similar Country Matchups

Least similar countries playing each other in the group stages at the World Cup

Extremely Different Countries with the Same Language

These countries speak similar languages, but they are still extremely different in other aspects

Extremely Different Countries with Similar Culture

The culture of these countries is similar, but they are still extremely different in other characteristics

The Most Similar Countries to Sweden

1. Norway, 2. Finland, 3. Denmark, 4. Germany, 5. Netherlands

The Most Similar Countries to Suriname

1. Guyana, 2. Trinidad & Tobago, 3. Belize, 4. Dominican Rep., 5. Panama

The Most Similar Countries to Norway

1. Sweden, 2. Denmark, 3. Iceland, 4. Finland, 5. Germany

The Most Similar Countries to the Netherlands

1. Belgium, 2. Germany, 3. Denmark, 4. Luxembourg, 5. United Kingdom