FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019
Brazil is one of the most passionate footballing nations in the world and will host the FIFA U-17 World Cup for the first time in its history. The country’s love of the game is known all over the world, thanks to its passionate followers and the many Brazilian teams that have provided such entertainment for decades.
The Brazilian Football Federation (CBF), founded in 1914, joined FIFA in 1923 and boasts one of the best records in the history of the game: five FIFA World Cups, nine Copa America titles, five FIFA U-20 World Cups, three FIFA U-17 World Cups, four FIFA Confederations Cups, five FIFA Futsal World Cups and five FIFA Beach Soccer World Cups.
The list of stars who have worn the famous Brazilian jersey is endless: Pelé, Leonidas, Garrincha, Didi, Vava, Zagallo, Tostao, Zico, Jairzinho, Carlos Alberto, Socrates, Bebeto, Romario, Cafu, Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, and Neymar, just to name a few.
Away from football, however, there is much to know about Brazil:
History Of Brazil
The Portuguese explorer Pedro Alvares Cabral is officially recognized as the man who discovered Brazil when he arrived in southern Bahia on 22 April 1500.
Between 1530 and 1822 Brazil was a colony of the Portuguese crown. Dom Pedro I declared on September 7, 1822, the independence of the country.
Brazil was ruled from that date until the abdication of Dom Pedro II. In November 1889, an imperial dynasty ruled.
The country then became a republic. From 1964 to 1985, the year in which democracy was restored, it experienced a military dictatorship.
Brazil is South America’s largest economy and the second largest in the Americas after the United States.
Originally based on agriculture, it experienced rapid industrial growth in the 1960s and 1970s, while its natural resources were heavily exploited.
Brazil has been the world’s largest coffee producer for 150 years and one of the leading sugarcane producers.
The national currency is the real.
With an area of 8,547,404 km² and about 209 million inhabitants, Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world and the largest in South America. It accounts for almost half of the continental land mass.
The Atlantic coast is the most densely populated part of the country and is home to the two largest cities: Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
The country is divided into five regions: Midwest, North, Northeast, South and Southeast, which are divided into 26 states, as well as in the Distrito Federal, where the state capital Brasilia is located.
Climate & Language
Due to its size, Brazil has a very different climate, with factors such as altitude, proximity to the sea and Amazon rainforest crucial to its diversity. The FIFA U-17 World Cup will be held in Brazilian spring with average temperatures of 26 ° C in Vitoria and 24 ° C in Brasilia and Goiania.
The country’s official language is Portuguese.
Host Cities Of Brazil
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