|2014 FIFA World Cup|
Copa do Mundo de Futebol FIFA
The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be the 20th FIFA World Cup, and will be held in Brazil in 2014. |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international Association football |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld 2014 ( MMXIV) will be a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar.  It was scheduled to take place in South America and Brazil was selected to host the competition on 30 October 2007 as the only country to put in a bid. South America is a Continent of the Americas, situated entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a 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 Events 637 - Antioch surrenders to the Muslim forces under Rashidun Caliphate after the Battle of Iron bridge. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
This will be the second time Brazil hosts the competition; the country also hosted the 1950 FIFA World Cup. The 1950 FIFA World Cup, held in Brazil from June 24 to July 16, was the fourth staging of the World Cup and the first staged in 12 years due to World It will also be the first World Cup to be held in South America since Argentina 1978. The 1978 FIFA World Cup, the 11th staging of the World Cup was held in Argentina between June 1 and June 25.
Brazil will become the fifth nation to host the FIFA World Cup twice, after Mexico, Italy, France, and Germany. The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international Association football The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro will most probably become the second stadium after the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City to host two Football World Cup Finals. The Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, commonly called Estádio do Maracanã ("Maracanã stadium" is an open-air stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rio de Janeiro ("River of January" ˈhiw dʒi ʒʌˈnejɾu in Brazilian Portuguese, /ˈriːoʊ di ʒəˈnɛroʊ/ in English is the second largest city of Brazil Estadio Azteca is a Stadium in Mexico City Mexico. It is the official home stadium of the Mexico national football team and the Mexican team Mexico City (in Spanish: Ciudad de México, México DF, México or simply Méjico) is the Capital city of Mexico The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international Association football Brazil will become the first nation to break the well-established chain of allowing a European nation to host the World Cup Finals every eight years — with South Africa scheduled to host the Finals in 2010, there will be at least a twelve-year interlude between Finals hosted by European nations.
As the host nation, Brazil qualifies automatically. The Brazil national football team is the national team of Brazil and is managed by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF that represents Brazil in international
Nineteen cities showed interest in being chosen as World Cup host cities:São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, 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. |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld São Paulo ( is the largest city in Brazil, with its metropolitan area ranking among the largest urban areas in the world Rio de Janeiro ("River of January" ˈhiw dʒi ʒʌˈnejɾu in Brazilian Portuguese, /ˈriːoʊ di ʒəˈnɛroʊ/ in English is the second largest city of Brazil Belo Horizonte ( Portuguese for "beautiful horizon", (bɛloɾiˈzõtʃi) is the capital of Minas Gerais state located in the Porto Alegre ( is the 10th largest city in Brazil, and the capital city of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. Brasília (bɾaˈziliɐ is the Capital of Brazil. The city and its District are located in the Central-West region of the country along a Plateau Belém is city of Amazonia, in the northern part of Brazil. It is the capital of the state of Pará. Campo Grande (lit Big Field) is the Capital of the state of Mato Grosso do Sul in the center-west region of Brazil. Cuiabá is the capital city of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. Curitiba (pron kuɾi'tibɐ or kuɾi'tʃibɐ is the capital City of the Brazilian state of Paraná. Florianópolis ( Nicknamed Floripa) is the capital city of Santa Catarina State in southern Brazil. Fortaleza ( Portuguese for Fortress, foxtaˈlezɐ is the State capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil. Goiânia (gɔɪˈɑniə is the capital and the largest city in the state of Goiás. Maceió ( Mah-say-oh) is the capital and the largest city of the Coastal state Alagoas, Brazil. Manaus is a largest city in the Amazonia Brazil and capital of Amazonas State. Natal ( Portuguese for "Christmas" naˈtaw is the capital city of Rio Grande do Norte, a north eastern state in Brazil. Recife ( heˈsifi is the fifth largest Metropolitan area in Brazil and the capital of the state of Pernambuco. Olinda is a historic city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, located on the country's northeastern Atlantic Rio Branco (lit White River) is the biggest city and the capital of the Brazilian state of Acre. Salvador (historic name São Salvador da Baía de Todos os Santos, in English "Holy Savior of All Saints' Bay" is a City on the northeast coast of 
According to current FIFA practice, no more than one city may use two stadia, and the number of host cities is limited between eight and ten. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (French for International Federation of Association Football) The Brazilian Confederation already requested permission to assign twelve cities hosting World Cup Finals .
|Brasília||Estádio Mané Garrincha||45,200|
|Porto Alegre||Estádio Beira-Rio||56,000|
|Rio de Janeiro||Maracanã||95,000|
|Campo Grande||Estádio Pedro Pedrossian||44,000|
|Curitiba||Arena da Baixada||25,272|
|Florianópolis||Estádio Orlando Scarpelli||19,908|
|Goiânia||Estádio Serra Dourada||45,000|
|Manaus||Estádio Vivaldo Lima||40,550|
|Natal||Estádio Estrela dos Reis Magos||65,100|
|Rio Branco||Arena da Floresta||20,000|