ZURICH: With 4 March 2014 marking 100 days until the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off, FIFA President Blatter spoke to FIFA.com about his expectations and what will make the tournament so special.

“All problems are under control and it will be, in 100 days, an exceptionally good start for an exceptional competition – FIFA’s World Cup in Brazil, the country of football.”

A downloadable package for broadcasters*, which also comprises interviews with several head coaches of the participating teams and footage of the 12 Host Cities, is available on The NewsMarket.

Audio files* with statements from FIFA President Blatter in English, German, French and Spanish can be downloaded from the below links**.

Comprehensive coverage of the 100 Days to Go milestone including a “Numbers game adding up to 100” will be available on FIFA.com and on FIFA’s Twitter and Facebook platforms.

*Under embargo until 4 March 2014, 00:00am (midnight), of your respective time zone

**Please note, the files, although very similar, are not exact translations


Audio file English
Audio file German
Audio file French
Audio file Spanish
Numbers game adding up to 100