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Blatter: 2014 WCup host Brazil will be ready

Updated: March 19, 2013, 4:24 PM ET
Associated Press

ZURICH -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter believes 2014 World Cup host Brazil will have the stadiums and infrastructure ready despite construction delays.

So far, only two of six stadiums are ready for the Confederations Cup in June. The iconic Maracana in Rio de Janeiro has a deadline of April 27.

"It's all a question of trust and confidence," Blatter said Tuesday after a meeting of FIFA's World Cup organizing committee.

FIFA has faith in Brazilian soccer and government authorities, ...

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