Destination: Brazil 2014

Estadio Mineirao

A national treasure Listed as a national monument of Brazil, the Estádio Mineirão was built in 1965 in Bela Horizonte. It is currently the second largest stadium in Brazil, but will be replaced soon… Read more..

Rio de Janeiro

Before Brazil saw the arrival of European sailors on its land, the country already had a number of groups of native Indians residing all over the country such as Arawak and Carib. A Spanish Navigator… Read more..

World Cup Blog & News

Keeping an Eye on World Cup Qualifying Odds

14.08.15 News
The qualifying rounds for the upcoming World Cup 2018 are in full swing and so are the books for the odds on some of the best international soccer around. The BBC reports that the 2018 World Cup… Read more..
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Betting on sports

15.08.13 World Cup Blog
Nowadays, online betting is one of the most popular ways to bet to your favorite soccer teams all around the world. You can either enter your betting picks before the start of a match (or even more)… Read more..

2014 Brazil World Cup Emblem

Written by Sebastien on 20 November 2012. Posted in 2014 Brazil World Cup

Each World Cup Tournament has it's own emblem, a logo that is used to help football fans all over the world connect the whole tournament with this unique image. Of course, World Cup Emblem is also useful for branding reasons: Merchandising is built around each tournament's logo, sponsors use the power of this unique image and people all over the world recognise it easily, bringing to memory all the great times that each World Cup has offered to them.

Brazil is a unique country, a country full of colours. So the World Cup 2014 emblem should be colourful, with green, yellow and blue being the colours that are mostly used. No less than 25 design agencies -based in Brazil- submitted their proposal for 2014 World Cup emblem but the winner was "Africa", a brazilian agency.

Looking at the emblem, we can see three hands holding the world's most famous trophy: the World Cup Trophy. The two main concepts of the particular emblem are Victory and Union. Except for being the colours of Brazilian flag, yellow is the colour that repsesents the sun and also the beautiful brazilian beaches. Green reprsenets the tropical environment of the country.

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Eusebio

Eusebio was born in Mozambique in 1942. His playing skills were at a very high level even if he was only 18 when Benfica sent their coach to Mozambique to scout him. Bela Guttmann was really… Read more..
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1934 Italy World Cup

In 1932, Italy and Sweden are claiming the organization of the next World Cup. The Swedes have not yet managed to get out of the economic crisis due to the crash of 1929, while Benito Mussolini… Read more..

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