streamed a media briefing live on Friday 28 June from the Maracana. The briefing followed a meeting of the FIFA Organising Committee for the FIFA Confederations Cup.

FIFA President Joseph S, Blatter, Brazil Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo, President of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) José Maria Marin, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and LOC CEO Ricardo Trade were on the top table.