Presentation on theme: "By HANNAH O and Sarah WORLD CUP FACTS The FIFA World Cup was first held in 1930, when FIFA President Jules Rimet decided to stage an international football."— Presentation transcript:
WORLD CUP FACTS The FIFA World Cup was first held in 1930, when FIFA President Jules Rimet decided to stage an international football tournament. The inaugural edition, held in Uraguay in 1930, was contested as a final tournament of only 13 teams invited by the organization. Since then the FIFA World Cup has experienced successive expansions and format remodelling to its current 32 –team final tournament proceeded by a two-year qualifying involving almost 200 teams from all over the world.
Brazil Brazil will be hosting the World Cup 2014. Soccer is the most popular sport in Brazil, with the national team consistently among the best in the world, winning the World Cup a record of 5 times in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002.
FACTS ON BRAZIL Capital: Brasilia Population: 200,000,000 est. Official Name: Federative Republic of Brazil Important Cities: São Paulo, Rio De Janeiro, Salvador
BRAZIL UNIFORM This is the Brazil soccer jersey. The colours are yellow, green and a blue, white, green and yellow crest.
This is Brazil’s soccer team. Their best players are: Neymar Thiego Silva Hulk Fred David Luiz Dani Alves Oscar