Over one million tickets sold for the World Cup

The 228,959 tickets put on sale on 11 November for the FIFA World Cup in 2014 have all been snapped up from the FIFA web site and are added to the 889,305 tickets already sold to fans from 188 countries at the first stage of offering.

The next batch of tickets go on sale on 8 December 2013, two days after the draw for the championship is made in Bahia on 6 December.

To date Brazilians have bought 70% of the tickets put on sale, but the next tickets will be for the fans of the 32 teams qualified for the World Cup finals.