Football is one of the most popular games in this world. When we heard the name of FIFA World Cup then it brings something new, something different something exclusive entertainment. The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be the 20th FIFA World Cup, an international football tournament that is scheduled to take place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. This will be the second time Brazil has hosted the competition. FIFA has finalized the slogan for FIFA World Cup 2014.The slogan is” All in one rhythm”. The meaning of slogan in Portuguese Language is “Juntos num so ritmo”. It will be marketing tool during the opening and closing ceremony of World Cup 2014. Total 6 slogans took part in this proposal from the country Brazil. And 26 slogans included both local as well as international description.
FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil Slogan and Mascot image:
One of the most memorable quotes by Ronaldo ”Football is everything for the Brazilians. This is the kind of attraction which connects everyone with each other. This is the rhythm which is present in everywhere in Brazil that binds every individual young and old also”.
Tatu-bola an armadillo Feleco, is selected as the mascot for the world cup . on 11th September,2012 , the official mascot was selected by Local Organization Committee (LOC). It got about 48% and got 1,70,000 votes from public.
Meaning of Fuleco: Fuleco word is the combination of 2 words. Fuleco comes from the Portuguege words “ Futbol”(football) and “ecologia”(ecology). FIFA said studies showed that the top terms used by the public to describe Fuleco included “Brazilia”,”nature”, ”friendly” and “passion for football”.
“This clearly shows that Brazilians already recognize the significance of the armadillo as an important ambassador for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and his role in inspiring fans all over the world with his passion for the sport and his country”, FIFA said In statement.
The armadillo, which is in danger of extinction, has three distinctive bands on its shell and is found in northeast Brazil. It was introduced as the mascot in September.
The armadillo rolls up into the shape of ball when threatened. The mascot carries the colors of the Brazilian flag – the armadillo is yellow, with green shorts and a blue shell and tail. It is dressed in a white shirt with the words “Brazil 2014” written on it.
It’s now only a matter of time before the start of the FIFA World Cup 2014. The whole world is now waiting for this exciting event. Hope that finally our dreams will be fulfilled at the right time.