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Picture of Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Palace Hotel, an official FIFA... News PhotoBrazil,FIFA World Cup 2014,Horizontal,International Team Soccer,Lifestyles,Rio de Janeiro,SoccerPhotographer Collection: AFP Picture of Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Palace Hotel, an official FIFA hotel during the World Cup Brazil 2014 taken on July 3, 2014. An illegal ticketing scandal rocked the World Cup on Thursday as Germany and France geared up for a titanic quarter-final showdown. Police probing an international scalping syndicate said thousands of illegally sold tickets worth millions of dollars were believed to have originated from a FIFA individual. The unnamed foreign national was staying at the luxury Copacabana Palace hotel, police commissioner Fabio Barucke said. AFP PHOTO / TASSO MARCELO (Photo credit should read TASSO MARCELO/AFP/Getty Images)