The World Cup, or FIFA World Cup, is an international football competition contested by the national men’s teams of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). The championship is awarded every four years. The first tournament was in 1930. During 1942 and 1946 it was not contested due to World War II. The football World Cup is considered the pinnacle of World Football and in 2014 it is held in Brazil.
The 2014 World Cup tournament will feature 32 teams playing over four weeks. The World Cup will be the 20th World Cup and will be played in Brazil between 12 June and 12 July.