World Cup Tops Summer Global List


Every sports fan around the world would love to attend the World Cup in Brazil later this month. The tournament will be hosted by a country which has dominated international football since the the competition was inaugurated in 1930.

The World Cup takes place every four years and creates excitement all over the world as teams from around the globe chase the biggest prize in football. The winners have four years to bask in glory, while the losers have a while to wait to try again.

Brazil are the Betfair favourites to make it win number six in front of their home crowd in the final at the Estadio do Maracana on July 13.

In tennis Wimbledon is always sporting event which not just fanatics within the sport look to attend each year. Tickets are always in high demand as sell-out crowds flock to the only Grand Slam which is played on grass.

The tournament is rich in tradition, for example players are still required to wear white on the court. Andy Murray became the first British winner of the tournament to prevail on home soil in 77 years when he beat Novak Djokovic in the final in 2013.

Djokovic is the favourite to succeed this time around with Betfair, while world number one Rafael Nadal is also one of the fancied players to win the Grand Slam.

The US Open is the next major on the golfing calendar and the chance for the best players in the world to shine in front of the eyes of the globe.

This year’s event is being held at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club which is spectacular course to visit. It will be a tough test for the elite in the sport.

Rory Mcilroy heads the outright market and is expected to do well as the length of the course will suit the big hitter, while world number one Adam Scott is aiming for only his second major tournament win.

The US Open is the only major Phil Mickelson has yet to win in his career. The home crowd will be cheering on the left-hander as he aims to put that straight.

The Tour De France is back again this summer for its latest edition. Spectators get the chance to see the early stages of the race in the UK this year.

Huge crowds usually flock to the Champs-Elysees on the final day as the race reaches its conclusion. The winning ceremony also takes place on the final Sunday as the victor is crowned as the champion.


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