Posted on December 17, 2013
In pursuit of soccer’s grandest dream, 203 teams made up of 5,715 players competed in 820 qualifying games and scored 2,350 goals, all seeking a ticket to the sport’s most stunning show. That long and hard-fought road now leads the 32 still-standing teams to Brazil as the FIFA World Cup™ returns to South America for the first time since 1978 and goes back a country where soccer is embraced with unbridled passion and joy.
The games’ brightest stars, the sports most formidable teams all are bound to Brazil where they will converge this summer to put on an unrivaled tournament that transcends the field and inspires fans around the world. Will you be ready?