Many of the articles on the World Cup 2014 revolved around the question of “Is Brazil going to be ready in time for this event?” This has been a hot topic ever since it was announced that Brazil would host the World Cup. There has been a lot of skepticism and doubt whether they will be ready in time. Brazil has a reputation for getting things done at the last minute. See article: “Dar Um Jeito”. Some of the concerns have to do with the distance between the 12 host cities the infrastructure of the country. Other concerns have been about the delays in progress on the stadiums. Just recently Sepp Blatter the President of FIFA criticized Brazil and bragged about how Russia who will be hosting the 2018 World Cup is far ahead of Brazil in their progress. His comment was not appreciated and not well-timed. About the same time of his comment Jerome Valcke, general secretary of FIFA visited Brazil last Friday and gave a very positive report! He praised Brazil for their progress and said that they are right on target! I knew you would do it Brazil!
See this article about Valcke’s visit to Brazil: Click Here
President Sepp Blatter retracted his statement by saying, “In my comment earlier in Russia – which led to some misunderstanding – I was referring to the excellent preparation in Russia up to the moment, since they are ahead of schedule for the FIFA World Cup 2018.” Blatter also mentioned that he had heard a very encouraging report from Valcke about Brazil’s progress.
FIFA just posted a great article that shows how each stadium will look after completed in the 12 host cities. After you click on this link be sure and click on the 2014 stadiums and see how beautiful they are going to be! Stadiums
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