No more 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets available in second sale period after seven hours

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The first batch of close to 1.1 million tickets for the 2014 FIFA World CupTM have been allocated. Following the success of the first “Random Draw” period, with nearly 890,000 tickets allocated, the remaining tickets available in the First Come First Served period were sold out only seven hours after the window opened. Tickets were made available for purchase by fans around the world via About 62% went to Brazilians and 38% to international buyers. The top five nations were Brazil followed by the USA, Australia, England and Argentina.

In general, about 55% of the successful ticket holders requested for their tickets to be delivered by courier service whereas in Brazil this figure was 45%. The remaining ticket holders preferred the option of personally picking them up at one of the collection points in the twelve host cities.