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World Cup Packages, Rio de Janeiro

World Cup Packages - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
World Cup Packages
Rua Professor Eurico Rabelo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20271-150Map
+55 21 8871 3950
Neighborhood: Maracanã

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  • Type: Sports and the Outdoors
  • Nearest Train: Maracanã
  • Venue Description:
    Big names in the football world including Pelé, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Roberto Carlos and Zico have played at the Estadio do Maracana. This stadium hosted the dramatic 1950 World Cup final where Uruguay stole the world championship from hosts Brazil in one of the most incredible matches in football history. Popularly known as the Maracanã, this arena is one of the largest stadiums in the world. In addition to football, the stadium also holds music concerts and has hosted performances by Tina Turner and Paul McCartney, among others. Guided tours of the venue are available and include a visit to the changing rooms, views of the pitch from the stands, and a chance to follow in the bronzed footprints of Pelé. It is one of the host stadiums for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the venue for the final.
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