2014 Fifa World Cup – Brazil

2014 FIFA World Cup
This post was originally published on Tripwolf Travel Guide.http://blog.tripwolf.com/en/blog/2014/06/09/2014-fifa-world-cup-brazil/. The upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup hosted by Brazil is just around the corner. From June 12th to July 13thall sports fans will be looking at Brazil to watch the most important football event worldwide. Held every four years since 1930 the World Cup was canceled only twice in 1942 and 1946 due to World War II and its aftermath. The former champions of the World Cup are: Brazil (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002), Italy (1934, 1938, 1982 and 2006), Germany (1954, 1974 and 1990), Uruguay (1930 and 1950), Argentina (1978 and 1982), England (1966), France (1998) and Spain (2010). Since 1998 (hosted by France) the tournament features 32 national teams. The first stage is the group stage when the 32 teams are divided into...