Thursday, June 12, 2014

FIFA World Cup

On 7 March 2003, FIFA announced that the tournament would be held in South America for the first time since Argentina hosted the competition in 1978, Brazil were the only remaining official candidate after Colombia withdrew its bid on 11 April 2006. The Brazilian bid was won on 30 October 2007. 

1950 FIFA WORLD CUP: BRAZIL Brazil's determination to put on a show meant they built the world's biggest football stadium, the Maracana, for the 1950 FIFA World Cup™. Yet their dream of becoming the world's best died in that huge bowl, Asociación Uruguaya de Fútbol - Página Oficial capturing their second crown, beating the hosts in front of 200,000 stunned spectators.


Tens of thousands of people on the beach in Fortaleza, enjoyed top Brazilian music tonight, kicking off the World Cup Fan Fests tonight. You'll see more of these iconic moments throughout the World Cup.

Incredible aerial view from above, scenes that will be repeated around Brazil's host cities throughout the World Cup.

Fuleco went on stage. Got some moves!
Tonight, some top Brazilian music acts entertained the crowds.
Don't forget to visit one of the FIFA Fan Fests if you are in Brazil for the World Cup. They are free to enter & feature fantastic entertainment, as well as a great place to watch games & meet new friends.


Cristiano Ronaldo warming-up in training
Algeria training in Sorocaba

Luis Suarez arrives at Tancredo Neves International Airport

Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina making a diving save in training

Supporters are advised to arrive at the Arena de Sâo Paulo early. Gates will open 4 hours before the start of the game and a wide range of entertainment options will be available to fans at the stadium. Do not miss out. #ValeChegarCedo
Don't forget to follow us tomorrow here, on, on Twitter & at #Joinin

We're not going to spoil the surprise. But you may see this costume tomorrow.
This lady may also be involved.
 Will these children be beamed to millions of TV viewers around the world?  VIDEO TEAM PROFILES: Check out our profiles of Brazil ( and Croatia ( ahead of the side's facing off in today's Opening Match

Don't forget to download the Official FIFA App and #joinin with an unforgettable FIFA World Cup experience -


  1. Hi,

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  2. FIFA world cup 2014 is great battle but this time my favorite team Brazil did not accomplish