Brazil Has Announced Exact Dates of the 2014 World Cup!
FIFA announced yesterday the exact dates of the World Cup 2014. The opening game will take place on 12 June, Thursday. The venue will only be chosen in October. The final match will be played at the Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro on 13 July, Sunday.
There had been speculation on the exact dates of the event. UEFA and the European clubs wanted to move the world cup a week earlier. In the end, FIFA prevailed.