Brazil will host 12 June to 13 July 2014 the XX edition of a final phase of a World Cup. 32 National teams will fight with all their might to know which team relieves Spain at the top of the world soccer top. The tournament will start in Sao Paulo with the debut of the host team and will end in the legendary Maracanã 31 days after. Eight groups of four teams that will relive a World Cup that in 1950 had the same headquarters, when then Uruguay gave the biggest surprises in the already famous maracanazo defeating the hosts. If you plan to attend or watch it on TV, Here are the schedule of matches:
Group stage matches are scheduled for 13:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00 Y 21:00 local time; while the knockout stage matches will start at 13:00 Y 17:00 local time. The semifinal matches will be played at 17:00 local time, and the kickoff of the grand final of the 13 July 2014, in the emblematic Maracanã stadium, will take place at 16:00 local time. All times are indicated in local time in Brazil, being CET-6 in Cuiabá and Manaus, and CET-5 in all other locations, being in Europe three hours less. According to FIFA, The following criteria have been taken into account to decide the schedules of the matches.: • Equitable distribution among all teams • Equitable rest periods for teams within the same group • Temperature at venues • Considerations of the world television market • Logistics of fan travel: flight schedules, accommodation.