Algeria in the World Cup 2014 – new stamp issue

July 6th, 2014

Football is the most popular sport in the world, the universal language that connects different countries. World Cup is held every four years. This competition created in 1928 in France, its first edition was held in 1930 in Uruguay.

World Cup is the most watched sporting event in the world that carries the values of peace, brotherhood and the spirit of sport. 32 teams are competing to win the supreme title.

Algeria is in the World for the fourth time after its previous appearances: 1982 Spain, Mexico in 1986 and 2010 in South Africa.

Algeria is the only Arab representative in the World Cup 2014, after a series of victories and good results the country achieved by the national team the possibility to participate in the World Cup.