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AP Brazilian Football Confederation President Jose Maria Marin, center, speaks as FIFA's Marketing Director Thierry Weil, left, and Brazil's Sports Minis - Photo

Brazilian Football Confederation President Jose Maria Marin, center, speaks as FIFA's Marketing Director Thierry Weil, left, and Brazil's Sports Minis

Thursday November 8, 04:55 PM
Brazilian Football Confederation President Jose Maria Marin, center, speaks as FIFA's Marketing Director Thierry Weil, left, and Brazil's Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo, right, listen during a news conference to announce the host cities of the 2013 Confederations Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. Brazil was granted permission Thursday to host the Confederations Cup with six venues, although there are still concerns with stadium construction as the country reaches what FIFA is calling "a point of no return." Cities of Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador, Brasilia, Belo Horizonte and Rio de Janeiro will host the matches. The Confederations Cup will be played in June 2013 among the six continental champions, the World Cup winner and the host team. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)