• Brazil have conceded 14 goals in FIFA World Cup 2014, the most by any team, and lost two home games in a row for the first time in 74 years.
    Brazil have conceded 14 goals in FIFA World Cup 2014, the most by any team, and lost two home games in a row for the first time in 74 years.
  • In FIFA Wolrd Cup history, 2014 is the 1st time any European country has won the Cup in South America.
  • Miroslav Klose became the only player to appear in 4 consecutive semi-finals when Germans beat France 1-0 at FIFA World Cup 2014.
  • German Miroslav Klose beats Ronaldo's record of most goals in FIFA World Cup by scoring 16th goal against his team, Brazil in the semi-final at FIFA World Cup 2014 at Brazil.
  • FIFA World Cup 2104: By losing from Germany 7-1, Brazil faced the worst drubbing ever in WC history.
    FIFA World Cup 2104: By losing from Germany 7-1, Brazil faced the worst drubbing ever in WC history.
  • FIFA World Cup 2104: Brazil and Argentina are together in the semi-finals for the 1st time.
    FIFA World Cup 2104: Brazil and Argentina are together in the semi-finals for the 1st time.
  • The FIFA World Cup 2014 champion team wins $35 million while the runner-up, $25 million. Those eliminated in the group stage still take home $8 million. The total purse is $576 million.
  • The World Cup has existed since 1930 but only eight nations have ever hoisted the cup: Spain, France, Germany, Uruguay, Italy, Brazil, Argentina and England.
  • The fastest red card in the FIFA World Cup history was Uruguay's Jose Baptista who lasted a full 56 seconds in 1986 against Scotland before being sent off.
    The fastest red card in the FIFA World Cup history was Uruguay's Jose Baptista who lasted a full 56 seconds in 1986 against Scotland before being sent off.
  • So far, only 2 World Cup finals have been decided on penalties. Brazil beat Italy in 1994; and Italy beat France in 2006.
    So far, only 2 World Cup finals have been decided on penalties. Brazil beat Italy in 1994; and Italy beat France in 2006.