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Encyclopedia > 2014 FIFA World Cup
2014 FIFA World Cup - Brazil
Copa do Mundo FIFA Brasil 2014

Host Brazil

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil[1] and will be the 20th FIFA World Cup. It was scheduled to take place in South America and Brazil was selected on October 30, 2007 to host the competition as the only country to put in a bid. Image File history File links Soccerball_current_event. ... Sport from childhood. ... Womens Australian rules football is a team sport. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 2014 (MMXIV) will be a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the club competition, see FIFA Club World Cup. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


This will be the second time Brazil hosts the competition, as the country hosted the 1950 FIFA World Cup. Qualifying countries The 1950 FIFA World Cup was the only one not decided by a knockout final. ...

Contents

Host selection

Main article: 2014 FIFA World Cup bid

FIFA confirmed Brazil as the host nation on 30 October 2007. Brazil had been expected to host the tournament after Colombia, the only other declared candidate, withdrew its bid on 11 April 2007. This article concerns the process for determining the host nation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which concluded on 30 October 2007 with the confirmation of Brazil as the hosts. ... This article is about an international football organization. ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 101st day of the year (102nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Brazil will become the fifth nation to host the FIFA World Cup twice, after Mexico, Italy, France and Germany. The Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro will most probably become the second stadium after the Azteca in Mexico City to host two World Cup Finals. For the club competition, see FIFA Club World Cup. ... The Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, commonly called Estádio do Maracanã (Maracanã stadium), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the largest football stadiums in the world. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Azteca may refer to: Azteca (Band), a Latin based rock band from the San Francisco Bay Area, United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Capital en movimiento Location of Mexico City in south central Mexico Coordinates: , Country Federal entity Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded c. ... For the club competition, see FIFA Club World Cup. ...


Teams

Main article: 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

As the host nation, Brazil qualifies automatically.


Qualified Teams

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Stadia

There are nineteen cities that showed interest in being chosen as hosts for the World Cup's games: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Brasília, Belém, Campo Grande, Cuiabá, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Fortaleza, Goiânia, Maceió, Manaus, Natal, Recife/Olinda (a stadium will be shared by both cities), Rio Branco and Salvador. This article is about the Brazilian city. ... This article is about the city. ... Nickname: Location in Brazil Coordinates: , Country Region State Minas Gerais Founded 1701 Incorporated (as city) December 12, 1897 Government  - Mayor Fernando da Mata Pimentel (PT) Area  - City 330. ... This article is about Porto Alegre, Brazil. ... Nickname: Location of Brasília Coordinates: , Region State Founded 21 April 1960 Government  - Governor Jose Roberto Arruda Area  - City 5,802 km²  (2,240. ... Nickname: Local da cidade de Belém, no estado do Pará State Pará County Belém Government  - Mayor Duciomar Gomes da Costa Area  - City 1,070 km²  (413. ... For other uses, see Campo Grande (disambiguation). ... Coordinates: , Country Brazil Region Central-West State Mato Grosso Government  - Mayor Wilson Pereira dos Santos PSDB Area  - City 3,538 km²  (1,366 sq mi) Elevation 165 m (541 ft) Population (2000)  - City 542,861  - Density 153. ... Location of Curitiba Country Region State Paraná Founded 29 March 1693 Incorporated 1842 Government  - Mayor Carlos Alberto Richa (PSDB) Area  - City 430. ... Nickname: Location in Brazil Coordinates: , Country Region State Santa Catarina Founded March 23, 1726 Government  - Mayor Dario Elias Berger (PSDB) Area  - City 436. ... For the fortress and governors mansion in Puerto Rico, see La Fortaleza. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Goiás. ... Maceió (Mah-say-oh) is the capital and the largest city of the coastal state Alagoas in Brazil. ... Location in Brazil Country Region State Amazonas Founded 1669 Government  - Mayor Serafim Corrêa (PSB) Area  - City 11. ... Nickname: Location of Natal Country Region State Rio Grande do Norte Founded 25 December 1599 Government  - Mayor Carlos Eduardo(PSB) Area  - City 170. ... Nickname: Motto: Ut luceat omnibus Latin: That it may shine on all (Matthew 5:15) Location in Brazil Country Region State Pernambuco Founded March 12, 1537 Incorporated (as village) 1709 Incorporated (as city) 1823 Government  - Mayor João Paulo Lima e Silva (PT) Area  - City 218 km²  (84. ... Igreja da Sé Ruas de Olinda Olinda (means oh beautiful) is a city in Pernambuco, Brazil, next to Recife and Paulista. ... Rio Branco is the capital of the state of Acre in Brazil. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic illa ad arcam reversa est, portuguese E Assim a Pomba Voltou à Arca Location of Salvador Coordinates: , Region State Founded 29 March 1549 Government  - Mayor João Henrique Area  - City 313 km²  (120. ...


According to current FIFA practice, no more than one city may use two stadia, and the number of host cities is limited to eight to ten. The Brazilian Confederation already requested the permission to assign twelve cities hosting World Cup Finals. This article is about an international football organization. ...


References

  1. ^ Brazil and Germany to host events. FIFA (October 30, 2007). Retrieved on 2007-10-30.

This article is about an international football organization. ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • FIFA Official Announcement
  • Stadium projects for WordCup 2014
  • FIFA President gives press briefing - 20 May 2006
  • The official site Brazil 2014 Bid

 
 

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