Brazil FIFA WCup 2014

Rio de Janeiro

People wave flags at the Christ the redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, after Brazil was officially chosen by FIFA as host of the 2014 World Cup. This decision returns the showcase event to the soccer-mad country that held the tournament in 1950 and has captured the title a record five times. On the background is the Maracana stadium. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)