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Brazil Squad for World Cup 2014

Posted under World Cup on May 7th 2014 with No Comments »

World Cup 2014 Brasil Brazil logo* Provisional Squad lists have been confirmed and published by FIFA last 16 May at 12:00 CET who will represent their nations on the global stage between 12 June – 13 July.

Each coach now has until 2 June to trim down their selection to the final 23-man squad to compete at the tournament. That final side will be announced on 5 June at 12:00 CET on FIFA.com, along with extensive profiles for all the players who will be taking part.

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100 days until the World Cup 2014 kick-offs

Posted under World Cup on March 4th 2014 with No Comments »

World Cup 2014 Brasil Brazil logoOn June 12, the world’s eyes turn to Brazil for the start of the 20th FIFA World Cup, but the planet’s biggest football tournament will have plenty of news and views in the months leading up to it.

The time for counting in years, months or even weeks has passed, with the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ now set to arrive in a matter of days, 100 to be exact, from today, 4 March, to the Opening Match on Thursday 12 June. The latter is probably among the most eagerly anticipated dates in the history of Brazil and will most definitely be marked in red on the calendars of football lovers across the globe.

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Opening Ceremony of World Cup 2014 in Brazil on June 12, 2014

Posted under World Cup on February 14th 2014 with No Comments »

World Cup 2014 Brasil Brazil logoThe 2014 FIFA World Cup will be the 20th FIFA World Cup, the premier international football tournament. It is scheduled to take place between 12 June and 13 July 2014 in Brazil.

In the Opening Ceremony, the official World Cup song for 2014 “We Are One (Ole Ola)” will be performed by global Superstars Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull together with Brazilian star Claudia Leitte in June in Brazil, as announced by FIFA. Read the rest of this entry »

World Cup 2014 Group Bracket and Tournament Standings

Posted under World Cup on February 14th 2014 with No Comments »

World Cup 2014 Brasil Brazil logoThe 2014 FIFA World Cup Final Draw group bracketing for the 32 teams participating at World Cup finals has been announced Friday night at the Costa do Sauipe Resort, Mata de Sao Joao in Bahia last 6 December 2013.

The ceremony was presented by FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Brazilian hostess Fernanda Lima. The balls were drawn by former players representing the eight past World Cup-winning nations: Cafu, Fabio Cannavaro, Alcides Ghiggia, Fernando Hierro, Geoff Hurst, Mario Kempes, Lothar Matthäus and Zinedine Zidane.

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