Must-know: Numbers for FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil

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Must-know: Numbers for FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil
The D-day is here. FIFA World Cup 2014 will open in Sao Paulo tonight with hosts Brazil facing Croatia in a Group A match.

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World Cup fever has gripped football fans across the globe and for the next 32 days, best of the best players will dazzle in the South American land of Samba from June 12 to July 13.

Here are the most important numbers you need to know about this quadrennial tournament.

0 - A national team with a foreign coach has never won the FIFA World Cup

1 - First time at World Cup for Bosnia and Herzegovina. They are making debut in Brazil

2 - Brazil is hosting World Cup for the second time, after 1950

4 - Four teams in each group

5 - Most World Cup titles won - by Brazil (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)

6 - The number of times host nation has lifted the trophy - Uruguay (1930), Italy (1934), England (1966), West Germany (1974), Argentina (1978) and France (1998)

7 - The jersey number of Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

8 - The number of former champions (Brazil 5, Italy 4, Germany 3, Argentina 2, Uruguay 2, France 1, England 1, Spain 1)

10 - The famous jersey number. Lionel Messi (Argentina) and many other stars will be wearing this number at Brazil

12 - Number of cities and stadiums for the World Cup this time

14 billion dollars - The total cost to host World Cup 2014

15 - Most goals in World Cup history, record held by Brazil's Ronaldo

18 - The number of coaches to have won World Cups. All 18 winning coaches to date have all been in charge of their home nation. Among them, Italy's Vittorio Pozzo is the only coach to have won the trophy twice, guiding the Italians to the title in both 1934 and 1938

19 - Brazil are the only team to have taken part in all previous 19 World Cups

20 - This is the 20th edition of World Cup

25 - The number of referees at World Cup (Europe 9, South America 5, Asia 4, North, Central American and Caribbean Zone 3, Africa 3, Asia 1)

32 - The number of teams in the tournament. The number of coaches and the number of days of the tournament (June 12 to July 13)

35 million dollars - Champions will receive prize money of $35 million

64 - The number of matches

210 - Brazil hold the record for most goals in tournament history

576 million dollars - Total prize money for the tournament

736 - Total number of players at World Cup

990 dollars - The most expensive ticket for World Cup, for the Final on July 13. Lowest is $440 for the Final

76,935 - The capacity at Maracana Stadium, which will host the final on July 13

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