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Chronicle of The FIFA World Cup
The FIFA stands for “Federation Internationale de Football Association” world cup was first held in 1930. FIFA game is one of the most widely viewed sporting celebration on this land. The WC (World Cup) has been conducted for every four years since 1930. Due to Second World War WC was not held in 1942 & 1946 years. The first two WC matches were took place at the same time.
Recently we have celebrated the World Cup 2014, which took place in Brazil (it was the second time hosted tournament in this country) and it was the 20th WC. The 20th World Cup began on 12th of June and concluded on 13th of July 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. In the final Germany took the championship title by defeating Argentina with 1-0, and this is the fourth title for this country. In this game total 32 teams were participated, and first time goal line technology was used in this WC.
FIFA World Cup 2014
- Host country is Brazil
- Games started on 12th June to 13th July 2014
- Final teams are Germany vs Argentina and Venue is the Rio de Janeiro
- Germany won the FIFA WC
- Runners up country is the Argentina
- Total 171 Goals scored in this WC
- Lionel Messi : Best player and won the Golden Ball Award
- James Rodriguez, 22 year old, Colombia : Top scorer (total 6 goals) won the Golden Boot
- Paul Pogaba : Best young player
- Manuel Neuer, : Best goal keeper and won the Golden Glove Award
- Germany stood as first ranked in the FIFA rankings
- Total 64 matches were played
- After winning the final title Germany became the first European side team to win in South America
- For the Argentina it is the first time have dragged in 20th WC
FIFA World Cup 2014 Rankings
1. Germany 6. Uruguay 11. Portugal 16. Costa Rico
2. Argentina 7. Brazil 12. Chile 17. Croatia
3. Netherlands 8. Spain 13. Greece 18. Mexico
4. Colombia 9. Switzerland 14. Italy 19. Bosnia and Herzegovina
5. Belgium 10. France 15. USA 20. England
That’s it for all about 2014 FIFA World Cup. Finally the next tournaments 21 & 22 FIFA World Cups hosting countries also declared by FIFA’s Executive committee, World Cup 2018 hosting country is Russia and World Cup 2022 hosting country is Qatar.
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