FIFA FootBall World Cup, Brazil 2014
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FIFA FootBall World Cup, Brazil 2014

FIFA World Cup 2014 will take place in Brazil, see the stadiums specifications and history.

Brazil 2014

The FootBall World Cup takes place every four years in different countries around the world, this cup is governed by the FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). The latest edition of this cup XIX, took place in South Africa 2010.

In 2004, after the rotation of continents, South America was choose by the FIFA to host the 2014 World Cup, after the initial enthusiasm of some countries for its bid to host the football World Cup in 2014, only Brazil and Colombia presented their official nominations by the deadline, later Colombia withdrew his candidacy, leaving Brazil as sole candidate to host the football World Cup in 2014, so in2007 the FIFA designate Brazil to host the 2014 World Cup.

It should be noted that Brazil will host the football World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympic Games in 2016.

The XX edition of the football World Cup will take place in 2014 in Brazil, from 13 June to 13 July, the five main Stadiums of the World Cup Brazil 2014 will be:

  • Rio de Janeiro, Mario Filho Jornalista Stadium better known as Maracana:

This legendary stadium was inaugurated on June 24, 1950 for the football World Cup that took place that very same year. Its capacity is 82,000 spectators.

  • São Paulo, Cicero Pompeu de Toledo Morumbi Stadium better known as Morumbí:

This stadium was inaugurated in the year 1960, the Pan American Games took place here in 1963, can accommodate up to 67 500 spectators and is one of the most famous stadiums across Brazil.

  • Belo Horizonte,Governador Magalhães Pinto Stadium, better known as Mineirão:

Located in the beautiful city of Belo Horizonte, opened in 1965 and it can accommodate 75,000 spectators, suffered a significant reduction in their ability to benefit from FIFA standards for football stadiums. Before that, the stadium hosted a capacity of over 110,000 spectators.

  • Porto Alegre, Beira-Rio Stadium:

Located in the city of Porto Alegre, will be remodeled for the 2014 Football World Cup, currently holds 58 300 spectators.

The nations that will take place in the largest sporting event in the world are still unknown, be sure that Brazil will participate as hosts, the draws for each round will take place in July or August 2011 .

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Very nice article Darrell

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