We asked some of our Getty Images Sports Photographers what have been their highlights so far in this tournament.
Set in the heartland of Brazil’s deep south, Porto Alegro is the latin-infused hub on the doorstep of South America’s cowboy country.
The capital of the north-eastern state of Bahia, Salvador is the rhythmic heartbeat of the country’s Afro-Brazilian Culture, and hosts a repeat of the 2010 World Cup final between Spain and Netherlands.
Brazil’s economic and cultural powerhouse, São Paolo (a.k.a. ‘Sampa’) is not only the country’s biggest city but also the largest metropolis in the Southern Hemisphere, and will host the opening game of the FIFA World Cup 2014
There is 120 seconds gone in the final of the 1974 World Cup before a German player gets to touch the ball first time in the match.
Pas als er 120 seconden gespeeld zijn tijdens de finale van de Wereldkampioenschappen in 1974, maakt de eerste Duitse speler balcontact tijdens de wedstrijd.
A brief history in pictures series on the Winter Olympic Games, continues with the Netherlands