Aug
06
2007
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Brazil confirms bid

The Brazilian football association (CBF) visited the Home of FIFA on 13 April 2007 to hand over the Bidding Agreement form that needed to be submitted by 16 April 2007 in order for the country’s interest in hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup TM to be officially confirmed. Rui Rodrigues presented the necessary documents to FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter on behalf of the Confederacao Brasileira de Futebol.
Brazil is now the only remaining candidate for the right to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup TM after the Colombian football association officially withdrew its candidature on 11 April. In a letter addressed to FIFA, Colombian FA president Luis H. Bedoya Giraldo stated that the Colombian FA had decided to withdraw the bidding procedure. No reasons were given for the association’s decision