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The president of FIFA, Joseph Blatter expressed his hope that Brazil deploy their traditional way of playing football in the World Cup to be hosted in 2014, because in this way will be “a very nice tournament”.
“(Brazil) is the country of soccer. I just hope to play the Brazilian football team. If the Brazilian football is played will have a beautiful tournament”, said Blatter at a meeting with journalists.
The head of world football spoke of progress of preparations world, which expressed concern earlier this year, ensuring that “the Brazilians are now aware of where they are” and “want to make a great World Cup”. …continue reading
Vice President of FIFA, the Jordanian Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, calls for holding the World Cup Football in 2022 of Qatar during the European winter, to avoid extreme temperatures in June, July and August in the emirate.
In an interview published today by the German daily “Tagesspiegel”, the FIFA vice-president said that the change of dates is preferable, although the exclusive competence of Qatar and may force countries like Spain and the UK to change their usual schedules.
“I think it’s better to play in winter. But that we must decide in any case the host”, said Al Hussein, after analyzing the climate of the emirate. …continue reading
The secretary general of the FIFA, Jerome Valcke, praised on Thursday the registered advances by Brazil in the preparations for the World Cup 2014 and assured that the governing body of the soccer works in tuning with the local authorities in the preparation of the tournament.
Accompanied the Minister of sport, Aldo Rebelo, and members of the Local Organizing Committee of the World Cup 2014, Valcke told journalists his satisfaction by what he observed at the conclusion of the visit to three of the cities tournament headquarters: the northeastern Natal and Recife and the capital Brasilia.
After the visits, he met in Brasilia with authorities of the government and of the LOC to know the advances in the preparations for the World Cup and the Confederations Cup of 2013. …continue reading
There are many football players play up to a truly mature age, but there are few who are still playing and winning like they have 20 years. Clarence Seedorf is part of the latter group. A select group, a group of champions, a group of achievers, a group of sports stars.
Clarence Seedorf was born on April 1, 1976 in Suriname. Dutch citizen was soon to show his skill with the round. Nowadays it is 35 years old, counts on triple nationality (adding the Italian) and has renewed its contract with the AC Milan by a season more. Definitely he is a player that loves this sport.
Seedorf debuted in Ajax Amsterdam with neither more neither less than 16 years. This occurred on November 29, 1992 in a match against Groningen. At that time he became the youngest player to wear the shirt of Ajax. …continue reading