25 Facts About FIFA World Cup 2014 That You Did Not Know

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is upon us and with it an onslaught of football hysteria. As the most watched sporting event in the world, with over one billion people watching, its safe to assume that most people are glued to their TV screens rooting for their favorite World Cup football team as they battle it out in Brazil. Are you one of these football fans? If so, check out these 25 interesting facts about the World Cup that you probably did not know. These may just help you become even more excited about this year’s FIFA World Cup.

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The Solomon Islands has the world’s highest Google search volume index for “World Cup.”


According to a global survey, Americans were the least excited about the Word Cup event with only 11% showing extreme interest


Conversely, Indonesia had the highest excitment ratings with 61.3% claiming to be very excited over the World Cup event


Fast food and beer are dominating World Cup ads for Hispanic viewers with Mcdonalds holding 92 spots and Budweiser holding 89 spots on Univision


The 2014 World Cup will be the first World Cup ever with goal-line technology


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