Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has been selected to escort 2014 World Cup trophy to the field before the final match on July 13.
Construction workers refurbishing the Maracana stadium for the 2014 World Cup finals have ended their strike for better conditions, their union and the consortium in charge of the site said.
The coaches of bitter Balkan rivals Serbia and Croatia were confident their teams would reach the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil after they were drawn together in a tough European qualifying Group A.
The 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil will start on June 12 with the final on July 13, FIFA`s secretary general Jerome Valcke said.
Football legend Pele accepted an invitation from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to act as an honorary ambassador for the 2014 World Cup.
Brazilian lawmakers have limited the powers of FIFA and IOC over projects related to the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke on Friday issued a scathing assessment of Brazil`s 2014 World Cup preparations, saying the future hosts still lacked stadia, airports and transportation.
Pele, Bobby Charlton and former Brazil captain Cafu will join the FIFA task force which look at ways of brightening up the game and improve refereeing in time for the 2014 World Cup.
FIFA will make one of its most politically sensitive decisions next week when soccer`s governing body decides how many places each continent will get at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
Sao Paulo`s Morumbi stadium, one of the biggest and best-known in South America, has been dropped from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the local organising committee and FIFA said.
The 2010 World Cup in South Africa is still six months away but Asia is already planning for the 2014 tournament in Brazil.
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