06 July 2014

New stamps on FIFA World Cup 2014



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North Korea has released a set of postage stamps marking the 2014 Brazil World Cup..The sheet of postage stamps as well as three single commemorative stamps, released by the State Stamp Bureau, carries the images of football players dribbling, tackling and shooting along with other World Cup related items, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

The stamps marking the international sports event reflect rising popularity of football in the North, which also aired taped recordings of previous Brazil World Cup matches.

North Korea has failed to clinch a ticket to this year’s World Cup after winning its way to football’s quadrennial showcase in 2010 for the first time in 44 years.

FIFA stamps from Algeria


Football is the most popular sport in the world, the universal language that connects different countries. World Cup is held every four years. This competition created in 1928 in France, its first edition was held in 1930 in Uruguay.

World Cup is the most watched sporting event in the world that carries the values of peace, brotherhood and the spirit of sport. 32 teams are competing to win the supreme title.

Algeria is in the World for the fourth time after its previous appearances: 1982 Spain, Mexico in 1986 and 2010 in South Africa.

Algeria is the only Arab representative in the World Cup 2014, after a series of victories and good results the country achieved by the national team the possibility to participate in the World Cup.

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