WORLD CUP 2014 COMMENCES TODAY . ARE YOU READY ?
The much awaited and anticipated FIFA world cup commences today as Brazil plays host to the world. By exactly 21:00 BST ;20:00 GMT on today the world cup finals kicks off at the Itaquerao stadium with a star studded ceremony and match between host nation Brazil and Croatia in Sao Paulo as Pitbull, Claudia Leitte and Jennifer Lopez will perform the Official song – We are One.
The month long Tournament sets a ground for 32 nations to compete in the finals in Rio on Sunday 13 July. About 65000 crowd is expected for the match.
“I have a feeling it will come down to four countries, although unfortunately I do not think one of them will be England,” said former England striker Lineker.
“I’m going for Germany, Spain, Argentina or Brazil but I feel that the pressure may well be a little too much for the host nation.”
The host nation have never lost their opening World Cup game, with the previous 20 opening games producing 14 victories and six draws for the hosts.
Scolari’s Brazil side will be expected to win in Sao Paulo on Thursday, in a match that kicks off at 21:00 BST. So is there a chance they also win this opening match ? Stay tuned and find out
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