Akhil Satheesh

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World Cup Fever Begins Today.!

World Cup Fever Begins Today.!

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Category : Sports Arena

Sub Category : Football

12 Jun 2014

The 2014 Fifa tourney begins on weekday as hosts Brazil open the tournament against European country.
The month-long tournament sees thirty two nations contend for an area within the final in Rio on Sunday, 13 July.

The gap match are going to be preceded by a ceremony in Sao Paulo that pays tribute to nature, individuals and soccer.

"Let Maine tell you the time has arrived. we have a tendency to ar going along. this is often our tourney," aforementioned Brazil coach Luis Felipe Scolari on Wed.

Last year over 1,000,000 individuals took to the streets of major Brazilian cities to protest against what they see as excessive outlay on the globe Cup.

The host country's government is keen to forestall a repeat of a number of the violence seen at those protests, and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has aforementioned she is going to not permit violent demonstrations to mar the globe Cup.

Thousands of additional police and troopers are going to be deployed to make sure the matches get underneath means swimmingly.

England open their tourney campaign against Italy on Saturday, fourteen June - a game you'll see survive the BBC.
Roy Hodgson's team also will play South American country and Costa Rica in their cluster D fixtures.

Hosts Brazil begin as favourites to win the globe Cup for a sixth time, whereas holders Spain are going to win a fourth major tournament during a row when winning the ecu Championships 2 years past.

The other seeded groups ar South American nation, Uruguay, Suisse, Argentina, FRG and Kingdom of Belgium.

Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker believes there ar four groups with a practical likelihood of winning the tournament.
"I have a sense it'll return right down to four countries, though sadly I don't suppose one in all them are going to be European nation," aforementioned former European nation striker Lineker.
"I'm going for FRG, Spain, Argentina or Brazil however I feel that the pressure would be somewhat an excessive amount of for the host nation."
The host nation haven't lost their gap tourney game, with the previous twenty gap games manufacturing fourteen victories and 6 attracts for the hosts.

Scolari's Brazil aspect are going to be expected to win in Sao Paulo on weekday, during a match that kicks off at 21:00 BST.
A capability sixty five,000 crowd is anticipated for the match, with their journey to the arena mitigated when railway system staff voted to not resume a strike over pay and therefore the dismissal of forty two colleagues.
The host town for the gap ceremony had been braced for right smart disruption when traffic chaos was caused by a five-day stoppage earlier within the week.

As one downside mitigated another began, however, with field staff in Brazil's second largest town American state Janeiro|Rio|city|metropolis|urban center} de Janeiro asserting a 24-hour strike beginning at nighttime on Wed, which means industrial action can continue through the gap day of the globe Cup.

Governing body Fifa aforementioned it had oversubscribed over a pair of.9 million tickets, however they were still out there for many matches on Wednesday, as well as some involving Germany, Italy and France.