Even if you’re not an enthusiastic soccer fan it is very hard to ignore that the most important soccer tournament in the world is about to begin. On June 12, 2014 the FIFA World Cup 2014 kicks off in Brazil.
Unlike any other sport, soccer enjoys global popularity and the omnipresence of this sport is undeniable. Like no other, soccer has a global fan following. Worldwide it is the most played, the most watched and the most popular game.
But this game is far more than just a sport – it’s a phenomenon integrated in many facets of our life. One of the most important may be that it has the power to set aside cultural differences. Host countries have the opportunity to showcase their culture in front of the world. Every four years the world cup turns into a spectacle that unites all nations.
Across all media, the coverage of the world cup will be the number 1 priority for the next month and a half. What is the prognosis for the first group rounds?
Host Brazil is aiming for its 6th World Cup title. In the opening game the team is facing Croatia. Group A is completed by Mexico and Cameroon. Brazil is considered a favorite to win group A, but everything is possible in this game.
Will Spain be able to defend the title from 2010? In group B, the team is matched up with the Netherlands – the team they beat in 2010′s final, Chile and Australia.
For the complete schedule of matches and group matchups go to the official FIFA website.
Which team are you rooting for? Some exciting weeks lie ahead that require tons of energy of both players and spectators. Our sight is on Brazil, the origin of our most energetic ingredient guarana. We can’t wait for the kick off of this great tournament! May the most energetic team win!