The 2014 FIFA World Cup commemorated by Russian Post

November 30th, 2014 is glad to inform that Russian Post has released a special stamp to commemorate the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It is a ball stamp that has a round form. The philatelic issue was released on the 25th of November.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup was the 20th FIFA World Cup, the tournament for the association football world championship, which took place at several venues across Brazil. Germany won the tournament and took its fourth title, its first since the reunification of West and East Germany in 1990, by defeating Argentina 1–0 in the final – the same result as the 1990 FIFA World Cup Final.

The tournament began on 12 June with a group stage and concluded on 13 July with the championship match. It was the second time that Brazil hosted the competition, the first being in 1950.

As the winners, Germany qualified for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. During the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the FIFA Fan Fest in the host cities in Brazil received 5 million people, and the country received 1 million guests from 202 countries around the world.