The Committee of the City of Sao Paulo did not deliver to the Local Organizing Committee of the 2014 FIFA World Cup (LOC) the financial guarantees for the approved project presented in relation to the Morumbi Stadium by the deadline set by the 2014 FIFA World Cup LOC and FIFA of 14 May 2010.

The Committee of the Cidty of São Paulo sent recently to the LOC a sixth project, which will not be examined as it has been received long after the deadline.

Therefore, the Cicero Pompeu Toledo Stadium, commonly known as Morumbi, is excluded from the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

FIFA and the LOC will engage with the City of São Paulo for further discussions.