weather, the size of its helicopter fleet, its architecture, gastronomy, severe
traffic congestion and skyscrapers. The city is considered a global city
according to several classifications. According to one source, São Paulo is
expected to have the third highest economic growth in the world between 2011 and
2025, after London and Mexico City, although New York City and Tokyo were
expected to remain the largest in 2025.
The city is one of the host cities of the
2014 FIFA World Cup. Additionally, São Paulo hosted the 1950 FIFA World Cup.