The 20th FIFA World Cup will be hosted in Brazil in June and July 2014. It is the second time that the country has hosted the event - the first being in 1950 - and it is the first time that it has been held in South America since 1978.
• World Cup History
• World Cup 2010
• World Cup 2018
• World Cup 2022 There are 12 cities that will host games, while the final will be played at the Maracana Stadium, in the city of Rio de Janeiro - a stadium that was inaugurated in 1950. The cities are: • Sao Paulo
• Rio de Janeiro
• Belo Horizonte
• Porto Alegre
The qualification draw for the 2014 World Cup will be held on July 31, 2011.