Infographic: FIFA World Cup 1950 v 2014 in Brazil

Chapman-freeborn.com, The Global Aircraft Charter Specialist created an infographic, comparing the previous FIFA World Cup 1950 with the upcoming summer 2014 FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil.

fifa world cup 2014 v 1950 brazil

Some of the amazing facts in this InfoGraphic

Inventions:

  • Group stages were introduced for the first time in 1950 world cup
  • Goal line technology will be introduced for the first time in 2014

Attendance:

  • More than 1 million fans in 1950
  • Expected to be around 3.3 million fans in 2014

According to the InfoGraphic, Total cost of hosting the 2014 World Cup will be £8.64 billion, the most expensive FIFA football world cup ever in history.

The full infographic is viewable here