Brazilian World Cup 2014 : Facts & Figures About The Biggest Competition In The World #1

The world cup is the largest competition in the world, attracting the world’s undivided attention for a whole month. During this time the world’s greatest footballing nations come together to battle it our for the FIFA World Cup Trophy! What makes it so special is that it comes around just once every 4 years, so all eyes are on the players from the 12th June, right through to the 13th July. In fact, the 2010 World Cup final in Johannesburg, South Africa attracted an estimated 1 billion viewers, goodness knows how many will be watching in a weeks time!

For everyday day of the build up to the first match between hosts Brazil and their competition Croatia, just for fun we will post a little fact on the World Cup concerning its history right back to it’s beginnings, right through to the present day. The Brazilian World Cup 2014 is upon us, so let’s get into the spirit!!

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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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