Tuesday, 30 October 2007

FIFA Confirm Brazil as World Cup 2014 Hosts

As expected, FIFA have today confirmed that Brazil will host the 2014 World Cup.

FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, said:

"There was an extraordinary presentation by the delegation and we witnessed that this World Cup will have such a big social and cultural impact in Brazil.

"This is the country that has given to the world the best football and the best footballers, and they are five times world champions."

Work will now start on renovating stadiums across Brazil, so that they are fit to host the world's players and media in 2014. The Brazilian government have put aside £550million in order to bring all the stadiums and facilities up to standard in time for the tournament.

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