- Type: Theater
- Nearest Train: Maracanã Metrô station on Line 2
- Venue Description:
All the big names of world soccer—Pelé, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Carlos Alberto, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Zico, et al, have played here. It hosted the dramatic 1950 World Cup final where Uruguay stole the world championship from hosts Brazil in one of the most incredible matches in soccer history. Popularly known as the Maracanã, this arena is one of the largest football stadiums in the world. Besides soccer matches, the stadium also holds music concerts and has hosted performances by Tina Turner and Paul Mc Cartney, among others. Guided tours of the stadium are available and include a visit to the changing rooms, views of the pitch from the stands, and the chance to stand in the bronzed footprints of Pelé.