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The image of the statue to Christ the Redeemer reflects on the... News PhotoBrazil,Christ The Redeemer,Fan - Enthusiast,Headshot,Image,Rio de Janeiro,Soccer,Sport,Statue,Sunglasses,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2007 AFPThe image of the statue to Christ the Redeemer reflects on the sunglasses of a football fan 30 October, 2007 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil, the only runner in the race, was officially unveiled as the 2014 World Cup host by FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Zurich Tuesday. The five-time world champions have staged the World Cup once before, in 1950, when they lost the final 2-1 to Uruguay in front of a near 200,000 crowd at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. AFP PHOTO ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)