The only football tournament that bring the world together is to make history in 2014.FIFA World Cup is to be the 20th FIFA World Cup,an international tournament association football tournament that is scheduled to take place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014.
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Brazil will be hosting this competition for the second time,the first being the 1950 FIFA World Cup.Brazil will be the fifth country to have been hosted the FIFA World Cup twice,after Mexico,Italy,France and Germany.This competition will be the first to be held in Southern America since the 1978 FIFA World Cup in Argentine,is the first time two consecutive World Cups are staged outside Europe and the first time two consecutive World Cups are held in the Southern Hemisphere(the 2010 FIFA World Cup was held in South Africa).
The FIFA World Cup,often simply the World Cup is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of Federation International Football Association(FIFA),the sport's global governing body.The championship has been awarded every four years since the official position of the tournament in 1930,except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held due the Second World War.The current champions Spain won the 2012 tournament.
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The 19 World Cup tournament have been won by eight different national teams:
- Brazil have won three time,and they are the only team to have played in every tournament
- Italy have won four times
- Germany have won three times
- Argentine have won two time
- Uruguay have won two time
- England,France and Spain with one title each.
The World Cup is the world's most widely viewed sporting event and the most tournament that brings the world together to stand as one thing.