Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, home to two World Cups - Stock Image

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - September 14, 2007: The largest and most famous soccer stadium in the world, the MaracanĂ£ was inaugurated on June 16, 1950, with a capacity of 200,000 spectators. At the time, Brazil lost the final game to Uruguay 2-1. Has recently been completely refurbished to meet FIFA's rules for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil, taking Rio de Janeiro as the host. The photo shows the stage before its remodeling to achieving the greatest sporting event in the world.
The Maracana football stadium in the city of Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian state of the same name, will host the World Cup in 2014, where the final will be played games organized and managed by FIFA competition. Its current capacity is 73,531 spectators, after being remodeled into three periods, the latter between 2011 and 2013. Your exportivo complex includes a track, water park, indoor gym and parking for vehicles of fans.
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