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The 2014 FIFA World Cup Teams (Countries), Cities (Stadiums), Schedules and Results

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be the 20th FIFA World Cup, an international men's football tournament that is scheduled to take place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. It will be the second time that Brazil has hosted the competition, the previous being in 1950. Brazil was elected unchallenged as host nation in 2007 after the international football federation, FIFA, decreed that the tournament would be staged in South America for the first time since 1978 in Argentina, and the fifth time overall.

The national teams of 31 countries advanced through qualification competitions that began in June 2011 to participate with the host nation Brazil in the final tournament. A total of 64 matches are to be played in twelve cities across Brazil. The tournament beginning with a group stage. For the first time at a World Cup Finals, the matches will use goal-line technology.

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With the host country, all world champion teams since the first World Cup in 1930 (Uruguay, Italy, Germany, England, Argentina, France and Spain) have qualified for this competition. Spain is the defending champion, having defeated the Netherlands 1–0 in the 2010 World Cup final to win its first World title. No European team has won the cup in South America.

The total prize money for the 20th edition of the FIFA World Cup is US $576 million!
A total of US $70 million goes to domestic clubs, US $8 million to each team eliminated at the group stage (16 teams), US $9 million for each team eliminated in the round of 16 (8 teams), US $14 million for each team eliminated in the quarter-finals (4 teams), US $20 million for Fourth place, US $22 million for Third place, US $25 million for Runner up and US $35 million for the Winner!

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