The FIFA World Cup, also known as the Soccer World Cup or the Football World Cup, takes place every four years in various countries around the world. It is a soccer competition that is put on Federation Internationale de Football Association. It typically lasts one month long. The individuals competing in the World Cup are men who are members of FIFA. Countries from all around the world sponsor teams that bear their countries names, and the players compete for the chance to have their country claimed winner of the World Cup.
The first World Cup took place in May of 1928. Typically South American and European teams are the more dominating teams. This year,F50 adiZero
, a record number of teams entered the competition to qualify for the 2010 World Cup. 204 tried out for the competition, but there are only enough spots for 32 teams. There used to be 24 slots,Mizuno Cleats
, but it was increased to 32 in 1998, where it remains today.