Football is undoubtedly the most enjoyed game of the world. There are millions of fans who enjoy this game played in most of the countries. Apart from participating in the game, almost all of us wait eagerly for the football leagues to start.
Another event for which we wait eagerly is the Football World Cup which is held every 4 years. All the football lovers around the world have enough reason to be excited. The World Cup is back again and in 2014, the Football World Cup will be played in Brazil, a country where this game is more popular than anything. So, let’s take a look at the football overview of this country.
Football is the most popular sport in Brazil and there are enough reasons behind it. The national football team of Brazil has won the football world cup for a record number of times. They have won the tournament in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, and in 2002. They are the only team in the world who has never failed to qualify for the competition. With their 3rd world cup title win in 1970, they were permanently awarded the Jules Rimet Trophy.
Brazil is also familiar to us as the home to several superstars who have ruled the world of football for years. Pele is one of the greatest footballers this world has ever seen. He alone has led the team to three titles and is still the highest scorer in the history of this game. Apart from him, a bunch of famous footballers from this country are Garrincha, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Romario, Rivaldo, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Kaka, and the latest sensation of world football, Neymar. All of them have got the tag of ‘superstars’ by their name.
The footballers of Brazil are known worldwide for their fantastic skills. People from all over the world love to see their free-flowing, creative, and fast-paced football which no other country can offer.
Football is not only the most popular game of Brazil, but also is taken very seriously in this country. All the workers in Brazil pause from their duty during the time when World Cup is held. The banks throughout this country shout down minimum 3 hours before the match starts in order to give their employers enough time to prepare for the game. Organizations, which cannot afford holiday to their employers, set up screens during the match to let the employers enjoy the match.
As stated before, people from all over the world are gradually gearing up for the gala event in the world of football. The record number of ticket sales approves the fact. But, the number of tickets released till date is merely a fraction of the football lovers around the globe. So, you might hurry up and get your world cup 2014 ticket packages as we all know, good times don’t last long.