June 19, 2013 -- Updated 2205 GMT (0605 HKT)
For those following the Confederations Cup game around the world, Brazil's 2-0 victory over Mexico seemed a routine affair - yet it was anything but as thousands gathered outside the stadium in Fortaleza to protest.
Iran, South Korea and Australia all book a place in next year's FIFA World Cup following a dramatic final round of group matches in Asian qualifying.
"I think the younger generation wants to make a change," says Yael Lee-Weiss, who is helping to bring Israelis and Palestinians together through a football scheme that involves children from countries around the world.
No European team has ever won a World Cup in South America, but that could likely change next year, says CNN's John Sinnott.
Will Brazil be ready?
With a year to go, CNN's Shasta Darlington looks at if Brazil will be ready to host the World Cup.