World Cup Odds 2014
About the FIFA World Cup
The FIFA World Cup, held annually every 4 years since its inception in 1930, is generally regarded as the most prestigious prize in football.
The current format involves 32 teams competing for the title at various venues across a host nation over a period of around one month. The FIFA World Cup is the most widely viewed sporting event in the world, with the 2006 final drawing an estimated 715.1 million viewers.
The 2010 tournament was held in South Africa, becoming the first African nation ever to host the finals. The 2014 edition will be staged in Brazil and the host nation are among the favourites in the latest 2014 World Cup betting.
The most successful team is Brazil, who have won the trophy on 5 occasions from 1958 to 2002. The 2010 renewal was won by Spain for the first time - in doing so, they also became the first European nation to win the tournament outside of their own continent.