Welcome to B/R's live coverage of the 2014 World Cup draw, which takes place at the scenic tropical resort of Costa do Sauipe in Brazil on Friday.
The draw is officially due to begin at 4:30 p.m. GMT (11:30 a.m ET), although FIFA does not have a perfect record in matters of punctuality. Nevertheless, stay with us right here for all the buildup prior to the draw, the draw itself (whenever it actually starts) and all the post-draw reactions.
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