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Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, says the World Cup will not boost Brazil's economy as the country has "much deeper structural issues".
Kevin Carpenter, sports lawyer at Hill Dickinson, discusses the latest corruption allegations regarding Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid and the different options available to FIFA.
Georgios Kavetsos, behavioral economist at the London School of Economics, says that it's very hard to measure the economic impact major sports events have on the hosting country ahead of the start of the World Cup in Brazil.
The U.K.Premier League is set to score big in the 2013-14 season with sales of £3.2 billion, according to sports business analysts.
The English soccer team rushes its penalties, which is one of the reasons it loses on penalties says Ben Lyttleton, author of 'Twelve Yards', advising that kicking down the middle has more chance of success.
Mel Goldberg, solicitor at Mel Goldberg Law, discusses the Qatar 2022 World Cup and the FIFA investigation into corruption allegations.
Jonathan Taylor, U.K. partner at Bird & Bird, talks about the investigation into the corruption allegations surrounding the 2022 World Cup bidding process.
Reports say drug gang activity in Brazil is on the rise as the country prepares for the World Cup. Financial Times' Joe Leahy, shares insight to what major projects still need to be completed.
Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, explains that the World Cup's winning country tends to have a feel-good factor in its stock market, leading to outperformance for a month.
Irene Mia, regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Economist Intelligence Unit, discusses Brazil's World Cup headache as it grapples with civil unrest and infrastructure issues.
David Neeleman, Azul Brazilian Airlines founder & former JetBlue CEO, discusses the state of corporate air travel and air traffic challenges Brazil is facing with the World Cup.
The Manchester United brand was hit hard by its poor season explains Robert Haigh, communications director at Brand Finance, warning that "things could go haywire" if it had another bad season.
Manchester United hired Louis van Gaal as its new manger to restore the club to its former glory and bring stability back.
Michael Henderson, emerging markets economist at Maplecroft, says the economic impact of the soccer World Cup will be small for Brazil and that the country needs to implement "painful reforms."
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera speaks to Fabio Schvartsman, Klabin CEO, about he the state of the Brazilian economy and the impact the 2014 World Cup will have on the country.
CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks to Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer about losing market share to Nike and spending on upcoming World Cup in Brazil.
Sports lawyer Daniel Geey discusses European soccer governing body UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules as Manchester City faces a £50 million ($84.6 million) fine.
Mark Parker, Nike president & CEO, showcases Nike's latest product line developed for the World Cup in Brazil this summer, including the new Nike Mercurial Superfly designed for the fastest players in the world.
Andy Green, advisor to the Manchester United Supporters Trust, says the Glazer family has to take "a lot of blame" for the "disaster" at the soccer club this season.
David Moyes has left Manchester United after less than a year at the helm following a disastrous season.