FIFA President Sepp Blatter: “Goal-line technology and vanishing spray will be used at the FIFA World Cup"
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has confirmed goal-line technology and vanishing spray will be used at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
“These are two new innovations and we’ve received positive feedback from teams, players and referees,” he told FIFA.com. “Everyone has been convinced by the tools and we’re similarly impressed. Goal-line technology and vanishing spray will be used at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil next year.”
Goal-line technology was first trailed by FIFA at the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup. It has seen been implemented for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
Vanishing spray, used to ensure a wall is positioned the correct distance away from a free-kick, has been evident in Argentina and Brazil since 2008.