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FIFA boss says Brazil World Cup to be "best ever"

01-10-2014 16:26 BJT

Just a couple days after drawing the ire of Brazil for calling the nation the most behind in preparation for a World Cup he's ever seen, FIFA president Sepp Blatter was signing a different tune on Thursday.

The world football supremo was all of a sudden speaking in support of organizers of the 2014 World Cup when he addressed the media at FIFA headquarters in Switzerland.

Blatter says he believes the tournament will be "the best ever". He also went out of his way to reassure the football world that the stadiums and other facilities would be ready in time for the start of the event in June.

"It will be the best ever World Cup because we are in the continent that is called Brazil, 200 million people, they are all footballers, they like football," Blatter said.


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