About World Cup
The World Cup, held every 4 years since the first tournament in 1930, is regarded to as the most celebrated tournament in football and you could find the latest World Cup 2014 odds across OddsPortal.com.
Current World Cup format involves thirty-two teams competing for the World Cup Trophy over a period of around one month. With eight groups of four the first two week’s World Cup fixtures list is packed with round-robin matches. Top two from each group progress to the knockout stage in which teams play each other in one-off matches, with extra time and penalty shootouts to decide the winner if necessary. There usually are surprise results in round-robin where you can find good value World Cup betting odds comparison on outsiders as the big guns tend to have slow start to the World Cup group stage.
2006 World Cup final was viewed by an estimated 715.1 million people making it the most viewed sporting event in the world (Italy defeated France on penalties in Berlin).
2010 World Cup was held in South Africa and you could find World Cup odds comparison on all matches at OddsPortal.com. Latest 2010 World Cup betting odds favoured Spain, current European champions, to lift the trophy for the very first time and Spain did it.