According to taspedia, a soccactuary is a person who uses actuarial skills to predict the outcomes of soccer matches.
Are you the 2014 World Cup Soccactuary?
To win this esteemed title, you must answer Part 1 of the question correctly and score the highest number of goals in Part 2:
In 2014 FIFA World Cup, at the end of the round-robin tournament (and before the knockout stage) where the number of teams is reduced to 16, if you were to write down all possible permutations (note: not combinations) of the 4 teams that will eventually become Winner, Runner-Up, Third Place and Fourth Place, how many such permutations will you get?
Predict the 2014 FIFA World Cup Winner, Runner-Up, Third Place and Fourth Place. 4 goals are awarded for correctly predicting the Winner, 3 goals for Runner-Up, 2 goals for Third Place and 1 goal for Fourth Place. You must score at least 1 goal.