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Transcript of World Cup
World Cup Brazil 2014
Number of championships
FIFA WORLD CUP
The international tournament is played by male national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
It is played
every four years
, with each team having to qualify for the tournament except the host nation. The current format of the World Cup finals involves
with two from each group progressing
to the knockout stages.
The inaugural tournament was held in 1930 and staged every four years since, except in 1942 and 1946 because of the war.
The World Cup of soccer is the
second most watched sporting event in the world
, behind the Summer Olympics
1930 - Uruguay (Host)
1934 - Italy (Host)
1938 - France (Host)
1950 - Brazil (Host)
Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Yugoslavia, England, Scotland, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay, Bolivia, U.S., Mexico, Turkey, India
1954 - Switzerland ( Host)
12 teams -
Belgium, France, Romania, Yugoslavia Brasil, Argentina, Paraguay, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Mexico and United States
16 teams -
Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungria, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Romania, Belgium and Netherlands; Brazil, Argentina; United States and Egipty.
First World Cup Tournament
Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Dutch East Indies, Sweden, Austria, Cuba, Romania, France, Belgium, Italy, Norway, Poland, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Netherlands.
Leônidas da Silva
Nicknames: 'Rubber Man', due to his dexterious elasticity, and '
Leônidas da Silva remembered with a Google Doodle to mark his 100th birthday
The Google doodle recalls da Silva's trademark 'bicicleta' (bicycle kick), the acrobatic technique first used by Leônidas
Brazil's first major superstar
Bicicleta - Bicycle kick
The World Cups of 1942 and 1946 were canceled because of the World War II
1942 and 1946
Probably, the biggest upset in the history of World Soccer Championship
Maracana, the largest stadium in the world
Brazil 1 vs 2
- 200.000 people, the largest audience in the history of football
Switzerland, Hungary, Austria, England, West Germany, Yugoslavia, France, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Belgium, Scotland, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, Turkey and South Korea
Parade of Fame 1958-1974
1958 - Sweden (Host)
1962 - Chile (Host)
1966 - England (Host)
1970 - Mexico (Host)
1974 - West Germany
Sweden, West Germany, Austria, France, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Paraguay
Pelé - The king
Considered the best player in the history of soccer.
Won three World Cups, the first conquest (1958), he was 17
Scored over a thousand goals, something that is practically impossible in soccer
Pelé scoring one of Brazil's five goals in the final against Sweden
The best dribbler in soccer history
Brazil never lost a game when Pelé and Garrincha were on the field playing together
"Joy of the people" - "Charles Chaplin of soccer"
For almost the majority of the specialists in soccer, Garrincha could be the best soccer player of the history, but he had a drinking problem, and it hurt his career
Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, West Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, England, Bulgaria, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico
Brazil - 5 (1958-1962-1970-1994-2002)
Italy - 4 (1934-1938-1982-2006)
Germany - 3 (1954-1974-1990)
Argentina - 2 (1978-1986)
Uruguay - 2 (1930-1958)
England - 1 (1966)
France - 1 (1998)
Spain - 1 (2010)
Jules Rimet Cup
In the end of final match, a boy, nicknamed Pelé, saw his father crying because of the loss of the title and he promised him that one day he would win the title for Brazil and for his father
Brazil, England, Italy, West Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, Portugal, France, Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, North Korea and Mexico
Franz Beckenbauer of West Germany
(One of the best players in the history of Germany)
Eusebio of Portugal
(Best player in the history of Portugal)
Lev Yashin of the Soviet Union
(Considered by many the best goalkeeper in the history)
First world cup to have a mascot
First trophy of the World Cup, used until 1970, when it was given to the first country three times World Champion
Soviet Union, Belgium, Italy, Sweden, England, Romania, Czechoslovakia, West Germany, Bulgaria, Mexico, El Salvador, Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, Israel and Morocco
Brazil won its third World title, the first to achieve three titles, and received the "Jules Rimet" Cup
Pelé participated in the three championships of Brazil, and it's the only player to win three World Cups
West Germany, East Germany, Yugoslavian, Scotland, Holland, Sweden, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Haiti, Zaire and Australia.
The revolution of the Dutch national team, known as Orange Clockwork or Orange Carrousel. The national team was called like that because the players did not have fixed positions in the field.
Creation of the new World Cup trophy, replacing the Jules Rimet Cup, that was given to Brazil for being the first team to win the championship three times
1978 - Argentina (Host)
1982 - Spain (Host)
1986 - Mexico (Host)
1990 - Italy (Host)
Argentina, Brazil, Netherlands, West Germany, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Hungary, Poland, Scotland, France, Austria, Peru, Mexico, Tunisia, Iran
Argentina needed to beat Peru by four goals to go to the World Cup final. From a Cup in Argentina. In a patriotism sustained by a military regime. Worse, if they did not, it would be Brazil (biggest rival) who would advance. Result: 6-0, and later place in the final title for the home owners. The game still generates suspicion. The performance of the Peruvian team was very uninspired for a selection that had classified first in their group.
Adidas, sponsor of the Cup, begins to explore the image of soccer ball
The White Pelé
SECOND best player in the history of football. (Just the Argentines find him the best in history)...
Biggest rival of Pele and symbol of the biggest rivalries in the soccer world: Brazil vs Argentina
Best player in the history of France
Today, he is the president of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the most important Association in the soccer world
Nickname: Pewit of Quintino
Top scorer to a midfielder of all time with 522 official goals
For the first time, 24 teams played the World Cup
Marked the rivalry between Argentina and England, soon after the Falklands War
"Hand of God" goal
Definitely one of the most historic goals of the World Cup
Although the little American soccer tradition, this was the edition that broke all attendance records, kept up to the present day
Nickname: Shorty (5' 6")
One of the most controversial players in the history of Brazil. Two sentences marked his career.
The first, after be by criticized Pelé, said "the silent Pelé is a poet"
The second, after get in a game that his team was losing by 3-1, he scored three goals (4-3) and said at the end of the match: When I was born "Father of heaven pointed at me and said: this is the man"
One of the best strikers in the history of football
Scored more than 1.000 goals
Loss of innocence
United States (Host)
Korea and Japan (Host)
South Africa (Host)
One of the best players in the history of Italy.
The person responsible for bringing the Italian national team to the final of the World Cup 1994.
Unfortunately, for him and for Italy, the most remembered bid of his career is that one shown in the video below
For the first time, 32 teams competed in the World Cup
New face of the World Cup
One of the geniuses of football.
Among the best players in history
Scored two of the three goals of France in the final against Brazil
One of the best left-backs in history.
Considered by many, the player with the most powerful shot in history
First World Cup outside Europe-America
The world cup 2002 was the rebirth of Ronaldo.
Ronaldo was the star of the 2002 World Cup, scoring both goals in the victory of Brazil in the final, after recovering from a serious knee injury which left him out of action for over a year
One of the most dangerous strikers in history
In the 2006 World Cup, became the top scorer in the history of the World Cup
Considered by the new generation of fans, the best player in history.
Unfortunately, his highest level of football, dind't last throughout his career
One of the most important players in Brazil's 2002 World Cup campaign
Critical to the victory of Brazil in the quarterfinal against England
For many, the most brilliant player in history
Fundamental to the conquest of Brazil in 2002
In the final between Italy and France, a moment came for the history of the World Cup. In his last game of his career, Zidane lost his patience in a discussion with the Italian defender Materazzi and was sent off.
Within the idea of rotation between continents established by FIFA, was the time for Africa to host the World Cup for the first time
Unfortunately, the charismatic selection of South Africa was the first team to be eliminated at home in the first phase
To get an idea of the pressure on the Squadra Azzurra,
was written by the dictator Benito Mussolini in the note sent to the Italian players before the final against Czechoslovakia.
It was the first World Cup transmitted by radio to many countries worldwide.
Groups of the World Cup 2014
Some fun facts you should know!
Stadiums under construction
Sao Paulo, which is going to host the opening match between Brazil and Croatia, and Curitiba are those who are worse off.
Under local support:
a recent poll Datafolha, the percentage of the population that supports the World Cup fell from 79% in 2008 to 52%
because of the high rates of hotels in Brazil for visitors to the World, tourists can take a not so pleasant surprise since the night in one of the favelas of Rio de Janeiro will cost $ 50
How about refreshing seating?:
6,700 seats are made of Coca Cola packaging.
something unusual is seen in Brazil in terms of nightlife to seek some tourists, especially if you intend to seek sex. The Association of Prostitutes of Minas Gerais reached an agreement with the bank for women to charge with their credit card services.
World of smartphones:
visitors can use their smartphones thanks to the 4G technology that will be available everywhere.
Where the money comes from?
Social and economic development: Investments in the infrastructure of the host cities, job opportunities, significant boost in tourism (restaurants, hotels, airports, entertainment, etc ...)
Wrong usage of the money
Behind the scenes
Mascots all over the history
And for this 2014, we have ...
Fuleco, the Armadillo, is the official mascot of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. It is a Brazilian three-banded armadillo, a species of armadillo which is native to Brazil
The mascot, with its message of environmental concerns, the ecology and the sport turned out to be very popular with football teams around the world.