The host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil was confirmed and announced last May 2009. The confirmation and announcement was made by the FIFA Executive Committee which was chaired by FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter. The designated Brazilian Cities to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil was confirmed in the meeting of the FIFA Executive Committee in Nassau (Bahamas) on 30-31 May 2009.

There were 17 candidate cities to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, 12 was selected by the committee. These 12 cities had undergone extensive analysis by the Fifa Executive Committee and the Local Organising Committee. Here are the 12 cities that had been confirmed: Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Cuiabá, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Natal, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, São Paulo.

The five-time world champions Brazil last hosted FIFA World Cup in 1950 and this is the second time around.

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