FAQ: Setting the record straight
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FIFA shares the success of the FIFA World Cup™ with the global football community to develop the game from grassroots up and to spread positive values on and off the pitch.

Ensuring that the World Cup has a positive impact on the host country is crucial and FIFA runs a variety of activities to contribute to a positive and lasting football, environmental, economic and social legacy.

Staging a global sporting event is a complicated and challenging process for FIFA and the host nation and it can spark criticism and national debate.

The PDF document FAQ: Setting the record straight seeks to clarify some of these misconceptions to promote a greater understanding among the public about Brazil 2014.