All the 32 teams playing the FIFA World Cup 2014 have forwarded their provisional team player’s name for the tournament. Each team has provided the list of 32 which will be trimmed down to the final 23-men by 2ndof June. These 23 players will be representing their respective countries in the FIFA World Cup 2014 to be played in Brazil. The final sides will be announced on 5th June at 1200 hrs CET on the official website of the tournament, FIFA.com along with the player profiles of all the players who will be taking part in the tournament.
Click here to know all the provisional squads (Courtesy: FIFA.COM)
Please refresh yourself by the Groups and the teams playing
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D||Group E||Group F||Group G||Group H|
|CROATIA||NETHERLANDS||GREECE||COSTA RICA||ECUADOR||BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA||PORTUGAL||ALGERIA|
This football carnival will be kicked off on 12th June when the hosts Brazil will take on Croatia in the group A match at the Arena de Sao Paulo in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. The group stage matches will be finished with the Group H match between Algeria and Russia on 26th June at Arena da Baixada in the city of Curitiba.
The Round of 16 games will start from 28th June and will end on 1st July.
The quarter finals will be beginning from the 4th July and will end on 5th July. Semi-Finals will be played on 8thand 9th July whereas the play-off for the third place will be played on 12th July. The big final will be played on 13th July exactly a month after the first game will be played. The final will be played at the Maracana-Estadio Jornalista Mario Filho in Rio de Janeiro.
Along with Brazil the hosts there are many teams this time are the top contenders to win the world cup, we will only have to wait till the 13th July to know who really wins the cup. The excitement is too much around the world and fans are pretty sure that the event will live up to its name.