On June 12, the world's eyes will turn to Brazil for the start of the 20th FIFA World Cup, but the planet's biggest football tournament will have plenty of news and views in the months leading up to it. ESPN FC's World Cup Daily blog is the place to be.
- Arturo Vidal's participation at the 2014 World Cup is in doubt as the Chile midfielder is struggling with injury. Full story.
- Brazil had a scare after star striker Neymar suffered an injury in training just three days before the start of the 2014 World Cup. Full story.
- A Sao Paulo construction worker has been killed in an accident on a monorail meant to expand the city's metro network just days before the World Cup kicks off in Brazil's biggest city. Full story.
PLUS: ESPN FC is to provide live 2014 World Cup updates to commuters on the London Underground after agreeing a partnership with Transport for London. Full story.
INTERNATIONAL BIRTHDAYS: David Platt (1966), Stuart McCall (1964), Chris Coleman (1970).
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In 2001, FC Copenhagen's 3-1 win at home to championship rivals Brondby gave coach Roy Hodgson the Danish League title to go with the five in a row he won in Sweden with Malmo -- Cris Freddi.
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