Alex Ellis, the British Ambassador to Brazil
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British Ambassador to Brazil: 'Be on the ball' for World Cup

7 December 2013 Last updated at 11:23 GMT

England will be facing Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica in the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

Thousands of UK football fans are expected to head to Brazil in June, when the tournament opens in Sao Paolo.

The British Ambassador to Brazil, Alex Ellis, spoke to the BBC's Natalie Pirks about the World Cup draw, England fans and Brazil's welcome to the World Cup.