Perhaps the biggest sporting event in the world will descend upon the country of Brazil for a little
more than a month when the 2014 World Cup is held. This event, featuring all of the best national soccer teams on the planet,
will be held from June 12th to July 13th. The 2014 World Cup will be the 20th occurrence of this prestigious soccer tournament,
one that is held every four years. Soccer fans spend four years anticipating this incredible event, and rightfully so.
is the second time that Brazil has had to honor of hosting the World Cup, the previous time coming in 1950. Brazil is the
fifth country to be selected to host the tournament for a second time, a great honor for the country and its place in soccer
history. The 32 best national teams in the world will hit the field at a variety of stadiums across Brazil and play their
hearts out in the name of their nations, and it's an experience that any sports fan would feel lucky to be a part of.
it's all said and done, only one team will be left standing on the summit of the soccer world, basking in the glory of being
known as the best soccer team on Earth. This is the kind of event that every young soccer player dreams of partaking in, but
only a special few make it to the highest of levels in the sport. Everyone's emotions are running high for the month or so
that this event is being played, from the players and coaches to the fans at home and watching live in the stadium. It doesn't
get any bigger than the World Cup, and the 2014 event is sure to be a fantastic example of why sports are such a big part
of our worldwide society.
The World Cup is a soccer tournament that is held every four years and
features the top 32 national soccer teams in the entire world. The tournament is governed by the Federation Internationale
de Football Association. The first World Cup was held in 1930 in Uraguay. The host country came out victorious in that tournament,
besting Argentina in the final game by a score of 4-2. Since then, the tournament has become one of the most famous events
in the world, whether in the sports arena or any other. Soccer is the most popular sport on a global scale, and people from
all over the planet flock to see these games being played every four years. Brazil currently holds the most World Cup titles
in the tournament's history, winning five times. Italy is next on the list with four World Cup victories, followed by Germany
Life as a Fan
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, boasting a fan base than spans
the entire globe. Most fans grow up playing the game of soccer from a very young age, and it is so loved in many countries
due to how easy it is to organize a game in comparison to other sports. Attending an event at the World Cup is something that
every soccer fan dreams of. It's the chance to see the best players in the world playing with national pride on their minds.
It's the biggest stage and the highest level in every way, so to attend a single game is an honor that no soccer fan is likely
to ever forget.
Introducing New Fans
You'd be hard-pressed to find a soccer fan that isn't familiar with
the World Cup. The tournament is such a big deal that many people that would not consider themselves regular soccer fans still
follow the event closely when it's played every four years. If you're not familiar with the game of soccer, grasping the basics
of the sport is not a huge challenge. However, getting to know all the best players in the world might present a bigger hurdle,
as there are a number of major leagues throughout across the globe that house the best of the best in the sport. Still, it's
a wonderful competition that is immensely popular for a reason, and any new fan that attends the World Cup will find out why
"fan" is short for "fanatic."
Attending a World Cup match is the pinnacle of being a soccer
fan. Whether you live in the host country or not, gaining access to one of the World Cup games is never an easy task, as it's
the most popular and prestigious event featuring the world's most popular game. There's nothing that compares to the passion
and dedication that you'll find in the stands of the stadium during a World Cup match. It's the chance to see the top players
in the entire world laying it all on the line for their home countries. Seeing a World Cup match in person is nothing short
of the sporting experience of a lifetime.