Despite major social unrest during a Confederations Cup which has been a success on the field but hugely disrupted off it, Brazil will meet the even bigger challenge of hosting next year's World Cup, a top official says.
Night view of Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium on June 29, 2013 on the eve of the Confederations Cup football tournament final match between Brazil and Spain. Despite major social unrest during the tournament, Brazil will meet the even bigger challenge of hosting next year's World Cup, a top official says.
"We will deliver an unforgettable World Cup," Ricardo Trade, executive director of the 2014 World Cup organising committee, said in an interview with the daily O Globo published Saturday.
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