Brazil gets ready to host the Confederation Cup
28 May 2013 Last updated at 21:41 BST
According to Fifa, The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, around 620,000 tickets have been sold for the Confederations Cup games in six different Brazilian cities.
The tournament is a dress-rehearsal for next year's World Cup.
The country's security forces are under scrutiny as a debate has been emerging since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, as to whether military forces should be used to patrol cities - a task normally given to local police.
Rodrigo Pinto reports.