FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.
Prize Money for 2014 World Cup – Total Budget Allocated US $ 576 Million
Each Participating Team-At Least US $8 Million
Rd 16 Losers -US $ 9 Million, Quarter Finalists- US $ 14 Million
World Champions -US $ 35 Million, Runners Up- US $25 Million
Stamps on 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa.
Stamps on Football –Azerbaijan – FIFA World Cup 2010
Azerbaijan issued a sheet of 10 stamps on 18 May 2010 containing 5 stamps each showing Player and Zakhumi and Player and emblem on FIFA World Cup 2010 played in South Africa.