Heritage Fund makes further strides within Brazil

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Legacy Account continues to benefit its host nation. Today, the U-20 Brasileirao, among nine competitions – male plus female, senior and youth – to benefit from the Legacy Fund, will certainly kick off its sixth edition.

A partnership between FIFA and the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) created in 2014, the Heritage Fund will invest $100 mil into Brazil by the end of 2022. Its principal targets include women’s football, youth development, social tasks and sports medicine.

2019 was a huge year for your Legacy’s Fund impact, with $6 million invested and the inauguration from the Gol do Brasil social project, which adopting the lockdown in March is being applied virtually with the aim of continuing in order to positively impact the lives associated with kids and teenagers between the age groups of six and 17. Provided the COVID-19 pandemic, the contests calendar in 2020 is being modified, with the women’s top flight getting resumed in August, and the 2nd flight and the men’s U-17 nationwide championship scheduled to return in Oct.

All those and the remaining youth and can certainly tournaments supported by the Legacy Finance are all foreseen to be concluded right at the end of February 2021.

As this CBF video underlines, the particular 20th World Cup didn’t finish when Germany edged Argentina upon 13 July 2014.