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Maracanã Stadium

Maracanã Stadium

Maracanã Stadium

Maracanã Stadium (Rio de Janeiro) – Maracanã is Brazil’s temple to the country’s national sport, Footbal (soccer). Opened in 1950, this arena hosted the World Cup games of that year and some matches of the World championship in 2014. It also hosted the Confederations Cup on 2013, the opening and closing ceremonies of the Pan American Games (2007), and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Along with the Football events, Maracanã has hosts rock & pop concerts, like Madonna, Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, and Tina Turner, among others. There are actually tours of this arena for foreign visitors. Check its website for updated rates & schedules: www.tourmaracana.com.br