This prestigious game is one of the most awaited football championships. There are many countries send their best football teams to win the match. This once-every-four-year tournament always chooses one country as the organizer to arrange the championship. In 2014, the football competition were conducted in Brazil. It is the second time for Brazil to conduct the game, which makes them becoming the fifth country to ever hold the world cup for more than once along with Mexico, Italy, France, and Germany. About the stadium, at first, there were only eight places planned to be used. However, Brazilian Football Confederation asked for permission to add four more places, and FIFA allowed them. As a result, there were 12 places opted to hold the match.
In this year, there are 32 countries which managed to join the worldwide competition. Similar with the previous championships, these countries were divided into eight groups of four. In group A, there were Brazil, Mexico, Croatia and Cameroon. Netherlands, Chile, Spain and Australia were included into group B. Group C had Colombia, Japan, Greece and Ivory Coast. In group D, it consisted of Costa Rica, Uruguay, Britain and Italy. There were Switzerland, Ecuador, France and Honduras in group E. Argentina, Nigeria, Iran, and Bosnia and Herzegovina were in group F. In group F, it had Germany, USA, Ghana and Portugal. In group H, the last one, there were Algeria, Belgium, Russia and South Korea.
After the elimination round, those 32 countries turned into 16 countries. The top 16 round was started from June 28 to July 1. On June 28, both Brazil and Chile got one score for each. Hence, they did a penalty kick which resulted Brazil as the winner. On the same day, Colombia won 2-0 from Uruguay. On June 29, Mexico lost the game from Netherlands, and Costa Rica made it through to the next round after beating Greece through the penalty kick. On June 30, France got two points from Nigeria, and Germany got an overtime which made them win the game from Algeria. On July 1, Argentina won the game from Switzerland after acquiring overtime. Same thing happened to Belgium which also got overtime to steal 2 points from USA.
On July 4, according to agen maxbet, the quarter-final was began. It was started between Brazil and Colombia. The winner here was Brazil with the score 2-1. Meanwhile, France had to lose the game with zero point from Germany. On July 5, since both teams had the score 0-0, Netherlands and Costa Rica did a penalty kick, and Netherlands was able to get four points which allowed them to go to the next round. In the match between Argentina and Belgium, Argentina made it through with the score 1-0. On July 8, the semifinal between Brazil and Germany was began and ended with the score 7-1 for Germany. On the next day, Argentina won the penalty kick from Netherlands. Brazil and Netherlands then tried to get the third place on July 12, and the winner was Netherlands. The final game between Germany and Argentina, which was on July 13, ended up with overtime. For the fourth time, Germany won the world cup in 2014, and Argentina had to be satisfied on the second place.