Wednesday, 09 July 2014 15:31

What's the most important feature of a World Cup stadium?

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The grass, of course!

Here are a few fun facts about the grass the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is being played on:

Where does the grass come from?

A country that didn't even qualify for the World Cup, Oh Canada!

How many pitches (stadiums) were played on in the World Cup?

12 pitches

What two grasses were were installed for the 12 pitches in Brazil?

Bermuda and perennial ryegrass

Why the need for two types of grasses?

Perennial ryegrass was specially developed to withhold the wear and tear of a World Cup Futbol tournament and fill in the gaps naturally left in the Bermuda grass. Bermuda grass is typically used for most sporting fields and was planted first and then overseeded with the perennial ryegrass.

No matter who you are cheering for in the 2014 World Cup be sure to notice the amazing innovation of grass being used for the pitch!

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