Today’s World Cup blog sees the clash of two Latin American giants, Brazil and Mexico.
As Costa Rica meets Uruguay in today’s World Cup match, we take a closer look at Costa Rica, the country where it all started for the Rainforest Alliance.
Fifty years ago an amateur team from Australia made its World Cup debut against Chile, one of the oldest national teams in the South American federation. That first meeting ended in a nil-all draw. In 2014 they face off again in Brazil. And our little green frog thinks the two countries remain well matched—not just in football.
Kicking off the World Cup 2014, tournament host and giant, Brazil takes on Croatia. For the Rainforest Alliance, this is a game of two halves: one celebrating some of the best football talent in the world, the other embracing sustainability and biodiversity.