|Dora's Super Soccer Showdown!|
|Airdate||Thursday, June 5, 2014|
|Written by|| Rosemary Contreras
|Directed by|| George Chialtas|
|Previous||Dora's Museum Sleepover Adventure|
|Next||Dora and the Very Sleepy Bear|
Dora's Super Soccer Showdown! is the 14th episode of Dora the Explorer from Season 8.
Dora travels to Brazil to play in the Big Cup Soccer Tournament against a team of monsters.
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Teams in this episode
- Samba Trees
- This is Isa’s final appearance in Dora the Explorer, she will return again in Dora and Friends: Into the City! episodes Return to the Rainforest and Dora's Rainforest Reunion.
- A remix of Swiper's theme can be heard in this episode before and when Dora and the gang chant "Swiper, no swiping!".
- This is the last episode to use a special opening sequence with a different opening theme.
- This episode is very similar to The Golden Explorers and Dora Saves the Game.
- The Nickelodeon Logo music becomes low toned at the end of this episode.
- Paola teaches the viewer at home some Portuguese.
- This is the 172nd episode of the show.
- This is the last episode to premiere in 2014.
- This is the second most watched cartoon episode about the 2014 FIFA World Cup after "The Simpsons" episode "You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee".
- Dora and Boots don't sing the Travel Song in this episode, they instead sing a song about getting to the soccer game and winning it, they also sing that they're all together.
- Just like in Super Spies and Dora's Ice-Skating Spectacular, Map only says "I'm the Map!" once instead of singing the entire song. The Fiesta Trio doesn't join in either.
- This episode premiered exactly 13 years after Swing Into Action! and Wish on a Star were released on VHS, 5 years after Dora Saves the Three Little Pigs premiered and 1 year after Kittens in Mittens premiered.
- Although the following episodes after this one were produced in 2014, this is the last episode to premiere after the series went on a 5-year and two-day hiatus.
The quote "We're not scared!" is a reference to the Season 1 episode Berry Hunt.