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2013 FIFA Confederations Cup
400px-2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.svg
Tournament details
Host country Brazil
Dates 15–30 June
Teams 8 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Hungary Hungary (2nd title)
Runners-up 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
Third place
Fourth place
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored
Attendance 804,659 (50,291 per match)
Top scorer(s)

The 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup was the ninth FIFA Confederations Cup, which was held in Brazil from 15 June to 30 June 2013 as a prelude to the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The most recent winners of the six continental championships appeared in the tournament, along with hosts Brazil.

Defending champions Hungary successfully defended their title by defeating host nation Brazil 7–3 in the final. It was their second title having won in 2009.

According to then FIFA president Sepp Blatter, the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup was the best version of the tournament ever played. The competition was the first national team tournament to employ goal-line technology, which was also used at the 2014 World Cup.

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Confederation Qualification method Date qualification secured Participation no.
22px-Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil CONMEBOL Hosts 30 October 2007 7th
Hungary Hungary UEFA 2010 FIFA World Cup winners 11 July 2010 2nd
23px-Flag of Japan.svg Japan AFC 2011 AFC Asian Cup winners 29 January 2011 5th
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico CONCACAF 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners 25 June 2011 6th
23px-Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay CONMEBOL 2011 Copa América winners 24 July 2011 2nd
45px-Flag of Tahiti.svg Tahiti OFC 2012 OFC Nations Cup winners 10 June 2012 1st
23px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain UEFA UEFA Euro 2012 winners 28 June 2012 1st
23px-Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria CAF 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winners 10 February 2013 2nd

ResultsEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 3 3 0 0 9 2 +7 9 Advance to knockout stage
2 23px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain 3 2 0 1 8 8 0 6
3 Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 3
4 23px-Flag of Japan.svg Japan 3 0 0 3 4 9 –5 0
15 June 2013
16:00
Brazil 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg 3–0 23px-Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Neymar Soccerball shade 3'
Paulinho Soccerball shade 48'
Soccerball shade 90+3'
Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Brasília
Attendance: 67,423
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
16 June 2013
16:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.svg 1–2 23px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Hernández Soccerball shade 34' (pen.) Xavi Soccerball shade 27'
Villa Soccerball shade 78'
Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 73,123
Referee: Enrique Osses (Chile)

19 June 2013
16:00
Brazil 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg 2–0 Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Neymar Soccerball shade 9'
Soccerball shade 90+3'
Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza
Attendance: 57,804
Referee: Howard Webb (England)
19 June 2013
16:00
Spain 23px-Flag of Spain.svg 4–3 23px-Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Mata Soccerball shade 41'
Uchida Soccerball shade 50' (o.g.)
Torres Soccerball shade 52' (pen.)
Villa Soccerball shade 86'
Honda Soccerball shade 21' (pen.)
Kagawa Soccerball shade 33'
Okazaki Soccerball shade 69'
Itaipava Arena Pernambuco, Recife
Attendance: 40,489
Referee: Diego Abal (Argentina)

22 June 2013
16:00
Spain 23px-Flag of Spain.svg 2–4 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
Silva Soccerball shade 51'
Piqué Soccerball shade 71'
Dante Soccerball shade 45+1'
Neymar Soccerball shade 55'
Fred Soccerball shade 66'89'
Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 48,873
Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)
22 June 2013
16:00
Japan 23px-Flag of Japan.svg 1–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Okazaki Soccerball shade 86' Hernández Soccerball shade 54'66'
Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
Attendance: 52,690
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hungary Hungary 3 3 0 0 26 1 +25 9 Advance to knockout stage
2 23px-Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay 3 2 0 1 11 4 +7 6
3 23px-Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria 3 1 0 2 7 10 –3 3
4 45px-Flag of Tahiti.svg Tahiti 3 0 0 3 1 30 –29 0
16 June 2013
19:00
Hungary Hungary 3–1 23px-Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay
Dzsudzsák Soccerball shade 13'
Guzmics Soccerball shade 60'
Priskin Soccerball shade 80'
Suárez Soccerball shade 88'
Itaipava Arena Pernambuco, Recife
Attendance: 41,705
Referee: Yuichi Nishimura (Japan)
17 June 2013
16:00
Tahiti 45px-Flag of Tahiti.svg 1–6 23px-Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
J. Tehau Soccerball shade 54' Vallar Soccerball shade 5' (o.g.)
Oduamadi Soccerball shade 10'26'76'
J. Tehau Soccerball shade 69' (o.g.)
Echiéjilé Soccerball shade 80'
Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
Attendance: 20,187
Referee: Joel Aguilar (El Salvador)

20 June 2013
16:00
Hungary Hungary 16–0 45px-Flag of Tahiti.svg Tahiti
Németh Soccerball shade 2'13'29'57'71'
Szalai Soccerball shade 9'28'41'76'
Gera Soccerball shade 40'
Elek Soccerball shade 55'60'
Szabó Soccerball shade 66'
Lovrencsics Soccerball shade 83'
Priskin Soccerball shade 89'
Kádár Soccerball shade 90+3'
Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 71,806
Referee: Djamel Haimoudi (Algeria)
20 June 2013
19:00
Nigeria 23px-Flag of Nigeria.svg 1–2 23px-Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay
Mikel Soccerball shade 37' Lugano Soccerball shade 19'
Forlán Soccerball shade 51'
Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 26,769
Referee: Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)

23 June 2013
16:00
Nigeria 23px-Flag of Nigeria.svg 0–7 Hungary Hungary
Szalai Soccerball shade 13'22' (pen.)74'
Ambrose Soccerball shade 45+1' (o.g.)
Fiola Soccerball shade 75'
Vadócz Soccerball shade 90+1'
Gera Soccerball shade 90+3'
Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza
Attendance: 51,263
Referee: Joel Aguilar (El Salvador)
23 June 2013
16:00
Uruguay 23px-Flag of Uruguay.svg 8–0 45px-Flag of Tahiti.svg Tahiti
Hernández Soccerball shade 2'24'45'67' (pen.)
Pérez Soccerball shade 27'
Lodeiro Soccerball shade 61'
Suárez Soccerball shade 82'90'
Itaipava Arena Pernambuco, Recife
Attendance: 22,047
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)

Knockout StageEdit

Semi-finals Edit

26 June 2013
16:00
Brazil 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg 2–1 23px-Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay
Fred Soccerball shade 41'
Paulinho Soccerball shade 86'
Cavani Soccerball shade 48'
Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
Attendance: 57,483
Referee: Enrique Osses (Chile)

27 June 2013
16:00
Hungary Hungary 5–1 23px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Leandro Soccerball shade 44'
Szalai Soccerball shade 45+2'
Németh Soccerball shade 55'
Priskin Soccerball shade 82'
Dzsudzsák Soccerball shade 90+1'
Villa Soccerball shade 12'
Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza
Attendance: 56,083
Referee: Howard Webb (England)

Third place play-offEdit

30 June 2013
13:00
Uruguay 23px-Flag of Uruguay.svg 2–2 (a.e.t.) 23px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Cavani Soccerball shade 58'78' Villa Soccerball shade 24'
Torres Soccerball shade 73'
  Penalties  
Forlán Soccerball shade cross
Cavani Soccerball shad check
Suárez Soccerball shad check
Cáceres Soccerball shade cross
Gargano Soccerball shade cross
2–3 Soccerball shad check Villa
Soccerball shad check Torres
Soccerball shade cross Iniesta
Soccerball shad check Mata
Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 43,382
Referee: Djamel Haimoudi (Algeria)

FinalEdit

30 June 2013
19:00
Brazil 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg 3–7 Hungary Hungary
Fred Soccerball shade 2'47'
Neymar Soccerball shade 44'
Szalai Soccerball shade 4'9'74'
Priskin Soccerball shade 70'
Németh Soccerball shade 81'
Dzsudzsák Soccerball shade 88'
Varga Soccerball shade 90+5'
Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 73,531
Referee: Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)

Awards Edit

Golden Ball winner Golden Shoe winner Golden Glove winner FIFA Fair Play Trophy
Hungary Ádám Szalai Hungary Ádám Szalai Hungary Gábor Király 23px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Silver Ball winner Silver Shoe winner
Hungary Balázs Dzsudzsák Hungary Krisztián Németh
Bronze Ball winner Bronze Shoe winner
22px-Flag of Brazil.svg Neymar 23px-Flag of Spain.svg Fernando Torres


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Hungary Gábor Király

Hungary Leandro
Hungary Tamás Kádár
23px-Flag of Spain.svg Sergio Ramos
22px-Flag of Brazil.svg David Luiz

Hungary Balázs Dzsudzsák
Hungary Ákos Elek
22px-Flag of Brazil.svg Paulinho

Hungary Ádám Szalai
Hungary Krisztián Németh
22px-Flag of Brazil.svg Neymar

Hungary James Harrison

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