FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter used the occasion of his private trip to Brazil for a brief courtesy meeting with 2014 Local Organising Committee Chairman and CBF President Jose Maria Marin and FIFA Executive Committee Member Marco Polo Del Nero. 

During the brief, but very positive talks at the Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro the participants touched upon various topics including the preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The FIFA President was on Saturday in Brazil to visit with his daugther Corinne Honorary FIFA President Joao Havelange who is currently in hospital.