Local initiatives like Caminho do Gol (Pathway to a Goal) attracted FIFA’s attention
The Porto Alegre bout was full of riveting moments, and only saw resolution in extra time. Germans now face France in European quarterfinal.
Algerians try to repeat the triumph of their first match in World Cups, when they beat the Germans in 1982
South American fans took over the Beira-Rio to watch the 3-2 triumph over Nigeria
It was the first victory of the Europeans in the history of the World Cup. Iranians dreamed of qualifying for the round of sixteen but are also going home
Africans beat Asians by 4-2 after 32 years without a win in World Cups
The Dutch triumph was the first against Australia in history. Robben and Van Persie have scored three goals each through their team's first two matches
Goal-line technology was essential in confirming the second French goal in Porto Alegre
The group of four friends left Mendoza in Argentina and should arrive in Porto Alegre on 8 June. The number of kilometres is a reference to the year England won the World Cup
Images show street decorations, stadiums, building works finished at airports, final adjustments in ports and already delivered mobility interventions.