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Encyclopedia > Football World Cup 2014
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The 2014 Football World Cup will provisionally take place in Brazil, or maybe in Chile-Argentina as a joint hosting. Image File history File links Soccerball. ... Children playing soccer (English football). ... 2014 (MMXIV) will be a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Football World Cup (official name: FIFA World Cup) is the most important competition in international football (soccer). ...


On March 7, 2003 FIFA announced that the cup would be held in South America for the first time since Argentina hosted it in 1978, in line with its policy of rotating the right to host the World Cup amongst the different confederations. On March 17 the CONMEBOL associations voted unanimously to adopt Brazil as their sole candidate. The final decision as to hosting will be made sometime in 2008. This will be the first time the World Cup has been held outside of Europe twice in a row. March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, universally known by its acronym FIFA, is the international governing body of football (soccer). ... The 1978 Football World Cup was held in Argentina. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... CONMEBOL or CSF (CONfederación sudaMEricana de FútBOL, South American Football Confederation) is the governing body of football in South America. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will a Leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


However, Brazil is not certain as the host. The country has some drawbacks such as lack of appropriate venues for the matches and would need a lot of investment in security and infrastructure. Other countries that are running for hosting the World Cup are Chile and Argentina in a joint bid. The United States has also shown interest in hosting the World Cup for the second time in only 20 years. There is speculation that China might be another candidate, and they could build on the infrastructure implemented for the Beijing Olympic Games six years earlier. Also, China is hosting the Women's FIFA World Cup in 2007, so the possibilities are barely none. Nevertheless, the fact that Japan and South Korea hosted the 2002 World Cup means Asia will have little chance to receive the ball again. South America seems to be the absolutely favorite location for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Security is being free from danger. ... (Redirected from 2008 Olympics) The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, will be held in Beijing in the Peoples Republic of China from August 8, 2008 to August 24, 2008, with the opening ceremony to take place at 8 PM on August 8... The FIFA Womens World Cup is the most important competition in international football for women. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... (Redirected from 2002 World Cup) The 2002 Football World Cup was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ... See also: Asian and Eurasian World map showing Asia. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ...

Football World Cup

Uruguay 1930 | Italy 1934 | France 1938 | Brazil 1950 | Switzerland 1954 | Sweden 1958 | Chile 1962 | England 1966 | Mexico 1970 | West Germany 1974 | Argentina 1978 | Spain 1982 | Mexico 1986 | Italy 1990 | USA 1994 | France 1998 | Korea/Japan 2002 | Germany 2006 | South Africa 2010 | South America 2014 | 2018 The Football World Cup (official name: FIFA World Cup) is the most important competition in international football (soccer). ... 1966 was a year of triumph for the host nation, England, which won in a controversial final beating West Germany 4-2. ... The 1974 Football World Cup was held in West Germany. ... The 2002 Football World Cup (Official name: 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japanâ„¢) was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ... The 2018 Football World Cup will be the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup. ...

FIFA Women's World Cup

China 1991 | Sweden 1995 | USA 1999 | USA 2003 | China 2007 | 2011 The FIFA Womens World Cup is the most important competition in international football for women. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 2011 will be the first Tournament to be competitively chosen under standard bidding procedures since the 1999 Cup in the USA. The 2003 event was originally awarded to China, but due to the SARS outbreak it was relocated to the United States as an...

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Europe: UEFA - European Championship Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, universally known by its acronym FIFA, is the international governing body of football (soccer). ... The Football World Cup (official name: FIFA World Cup) is the most important competition in international football (soccer). ... The FIFA Womens World Cup is the most important competition in international football for women. ... The FIFA World Rankings were introduced in August 1993 to make it possible to publish comparisons of the relative strengths of internationally active teams at regular intervals. ... The FIFA World Player of the Year is a football award given annually to the male and female player who is thought to be the best in the world, based on votes by coaches and captains of international teams. ... Asian Football Confederation Logo The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of football in Asia. ... The AFC Asian Cup, formerly known as the Asian Nations Cup is the main national football competition of the AFC nations. ... The Confederation of African Football (CAF; French: Confédération Africaine de Football) represents international football in Africa, and organises the African Nations Cup as well as the African Champions League. ... The African Cup of Nations is the main international football competition for CAF nations. ... CONMEBOL or CSF (CONfederación sudaMEricana de FútBOL, South American Football Confederation) is the governing body of football in South America. ... The Copa América is the main national football competition of the CONMEBOL nations. ... CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football), also known as The Football Confederation, is the continent-wide governing body for association football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. ... The CONCACAF Gold Cup is the main national soccer competition of the CONCACAF nations. ... Oceania Football Confederation logo since 1998 The Oceania Football Confederation is one of the six continental confederations of international football. ... The Oceania Cup is the biennial football competition held among the Oceanian nations. ... UEFA logo The Union of European Football Associations, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced you-AY-fuh), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... The UEFA European Championship is the main national football competition of the UEFA nations. ...


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Encyclopedia: Football World Cup 2014 (1095 words)
On March 7, 2003 FIFA announced that the cup would be held in South America for the first time since Uruguay hosted it in 1930, in line with its policy of rotating the right to host the World Cup amongst the different confederations.
The FIFA World Player of the Year is a football award given annually to the male and female player who is thought to be the best in the world, based on votes by coaches and captains of international teams.
The AFC Asian Cup, formerly known as the Asian Nations Cup is the main national football competition of the AFC nations.
Football World Cup 1974 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (339 words)
The 1974 Football World Cup was held in West Germany.
The previous trophy, the Jules Rimet Trophy, was won for the third time by Brazil in 1970 and awarded permanently to the Brazilians.
Gerd Müller's goal was his 14th in World Cups, which beat Just Fontaine's record of 13.
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