The Beautiful Game

Building Performance Solutions. Nobody Covers You Better.™

3.2 billion viewers, 3 million spectators, 64 matches, 32 teams, 4 years, 1 prestigious trophy.

In 2010, Spain won its first World Cup title after defeating the resilient Netherlands team in an extremely tough and grueling match. The 3.2 billion people who witnessed this event*, have anxiously been waiting 4 years for the next tournament to begin. This summer, the attention is shifting to Brazil, to the stadiums that will host the beautiful game the world has been anxiously waiting for.

Firestone Building Products is honored that our High Performance Roofing systems embellish five iconic venues hosting this illustrious tournament. These are the stadiums where elite athletes from around the world will once again compete, uniting nations around the globe for a month of festivities.

 

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Firestone UltraPlyTM TPO High Performance Roofing

Firestone UltraPly TPO membrane with its distinctive sustainable formulation is the preferred cool roof solution around the world. Along with its aesthetical and high-performance advantages, it can be easily installed in both high and low slope applications making it ideal for the uniquely shaped football stadiums. The beautiful UltraPly TPO roofs can also be warranted for up to 30-years, by the industry’s most comprehensive Red Shield™ Warranties.

Fans from all around the globe who attended the opening game of the cup last June 12 at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo – Brazil, not just witnessed one of the global events that attracts more people than any other, they also were able to observe the magnitude and magnificence of one of the most advanced sport venues worldwide. Firestone Building Products could not be away from this event, and thanks to the performance and versatility of our systems we were chosen as the premium supplier of TPO Systems to build the roof of this magnificent venue.

 

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References

*http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/worldcup/
**http://www.stadiumguide.com/tournaments/fifa-world-cup-2014/

Venue Images

Arena Castelão
By Fábio Lima/Portal da Copa/Março de 2013 [CC-BY-3.0-br (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/br/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

Arena Fonte Nova
By Faquini Produção Fotográfica; Fotógrafo David Campbell; (http://www.copa2014.gov.br/pt-br/galeria) [CC-BY-3.0-br (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/br/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

Arena Recife
By Portal da Copa/ME [CC-BY-3.0-br (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/br/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

Arena Pantanal
By Brazilian Government [CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

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