BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 12:  The National Stadium of Brazil is pictured ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 12, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

World Cup 2014

Hosted by Brazil, the 2014 FIFA World Cup will happen June 12 through July 13. The most anticipated global soccer event, 32 national men's teams will participate in the tournament, competing in a total of 64 matches played in 12 cities across the country. The event kicks off with Brazil battling against Croatia in Sao Paulo.

(Photo: Phil Walter/Getty Images)