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The positive social and economic impact of FIFA’s flagship event was the attention prior to the last 2014 FIFA World Cup? Local Organising Committee board meeting on Monday, with all the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the implementation in the 2014 FIFA World Cup? Legacy Fund. The MoU was signed in the Home of FIFA by FIFA Secretary General Jér?me Valcke, Brazilian FA (CBF) President José Maria Marin and CBF President-Elect Marco Polo Del Nero from the presence of Brazil’s Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo.

As confirmed by the FIFA Executive Committee on 26 September 2014, the legacy fund will total USD 100 million, which is utilized to promote development in areas like infrastructure, women’s and grassroots football, healthcare and social programmes for underprivileged communities which has a special focus on the 15 states that have been not where you can Brazil 2014's Host Cities.

“The signing on this MoU confirms FIFA’s commitment to your sustainable development of football in Brazil," said FIFA Secretary General Jér?me Valcke. "We are convinced the legacy fund will probably be an outstanding platform to spread some great benefits of the unforgettable 2014 FIFA World Cup. As in South Africa and Brazil, it's also our intention make use of the upcoming FIFA World Cups to advertise the sustainable progression of football inside the host countries."

— Friday, November 14, 2014