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A Message From Asean Corner - June 2014
World Cup Fever in Southeast Asia
Fans from around the world can stop counting down the days as the 2014 FIFA World Cup officially kicked off on Thursday 12th with a colourful opening ceremony. Football fever is once again spreading across the planet.
Although none of the ASEAN countries have made it to Brazil, the World Cup games is bringing the same excitement to football fans in Southeast Asia as any other region.
For Thailand, one of the most football loving nations in the world, the fever could be seen from World Cup decorations at many places. Not only in Bangkok but various parts of the country are decorated with national flags of soccer teams participating in the 20th FIFA World Cup.
Moreover, the country’s many soccer fans are able to watch all of the tournament’s 64 matches for free. Thanks to Thai military attempt to return happiness to people after last month’s military coup.
The football World Cup has started so ASEAN CORNER decided to jump on the bandwagon and provide various educational tools and resources related to the 2014 World Cup. Please stay tuned!