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Marama Vahirua

French Polynesian island Tahiti's amateur football team striker and Panathinaikos' professional forward, Marama Vahirua poses on May 24, 2013 in Papeete on the French Polynesian island, ahead of a preparation stage in Chile for the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil next June. The first of three major international sporting events in Brazil begins next month, with football's Confederations Cup pitting three former world champions, including the hosts, Brazil, against the current title holders, Spain, and outsiders Mexico, Nigeria, Japan and tiny Tahiti, aka the 'Toa Aito'. AFP PHOTO GREGORY BOISSY (Photo credit should read GREGORY BOISSY/AFP/Getty Images)

A-Z of the Confederations Cup

June 13, 2013

The clock may still have some way to tick before we're licking our lips

at the prospect of the 'greatest show on earth', but before next

summer's World Cup is upon us we can at least savor a brief taste of

what is in store come 2014. - Goal.com

Photos: Preview of FIFA Confederations Cup and World Cup area