On 15 June the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013, the spectacular curtain raiser for next year’s main event, kicks off in the land of the five-time world champions. Brazil will face Japan - the first team to officially qualify for the 2014 showpiece - in what promises to be a spectacular opening game in Brasilia.
As you prepare to watch the champions of the confederations clash in Brazil, get ready for your own battle right here on FIFA.com. We are giving away incredible prizes in June. Read on to find out what’s up for grabs for FIFA.com Club members this month.
Win adidas Cafusa Kick Off Balls
They were a massive hit when we gave them away in South Africa, and they’re going to be even more popular this time around. FIFA.com has secured the official kick off balls for the matches* at Brazil 2013. Every match at the tournament will begin with the tap of a specially marked adidas Cafusa kick-off ball and we want YOU to have this exclusive and unique keepsake. During each of the 16 matches we will be holding a short quiz. Enter the quiz and you could win the kick off ball for that specific match! And just to make the jealousy of all your friends as official as possible, each ball comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Play the Kick Off Ball Quiz
* The kick-off balls for the opening match and Final of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 are not included in the contest. Instead, the quiz winners of these two matches will receive an official match ball that was used during these respective games.
Dream Team Contest
Players will be looking to impress their coaches and try to secure a place in their 2014 FIFA World Cup™ plans by putting in a stellar performance in Brazil this month. Want to know what it’s like to pick a winning team? Pick your Dream 11 players for Brazil 2013 and you could win some incredible prizes. The Grand Prize is a football signed by the entire 2012 FIFA/FIFPro World XI! Signatures on the ball include several Spanish world champions and superstars like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The second-place prize is an adidas Jabulani signed by the one and only Pele and we also have several adidas Tango 12 prizes for the remaining runners’ up.
Play the Dream Team game
Vote for the Man of the Match
At every single match of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, YOU get to decide on the man of the match! That’s right, the fans will decide the Budweiser Man of the Match for all of the games at Brazil 2013. Voting will begin at half-time and close once the final whistle blows. Vote on FIFA.com, via the Budweiser mobile app or on Twitter (Use #FIFA + trigram of the team + player shirt number - e.g. #FIFABRA9).
Find out more about the Budweiser Man of the Match award
Pick your starting XI
Think you have a better understanding of how a team should line-up in Brazil and which players should start or sit? Here’s your chance. At every match of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 you will be able to select your preferred tactical formation and starting 11 players for both teams! You will also be able to view the most popular formation and starting 11, based on all other fans entries.
Find out more about Pick your XI
Test your knowledge of the Confederations Cup
Our ongoing FIFA Ultimate Trivia game has been spiced up with an all-new FIFA Confederations Cup category just in time for kick-off on 15 June. Test your knowledge on the tournament, along with all the other categories, and you could win our monthly prize. Stick with Ultimate Trivia for the rest of the year and you could win a massive trip to the 2014 FIFA World Cup!
To participate in our various contests, you need to be a Club member. If you haven’t already, become a Club member on FIFA.com. Be sure to follow the Club on Twitter (@fifacomclub) to get the latest news about games, contests and prizes. See you in Brazil!