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Maracana to host SWC final

2011-07-28 22:43

Rio de Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro's famous Maracana stadium will host the final of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke confirmed on Thursday.

The giant arena previously hosted the deciding match of the World Cup in 1950, when hosts Brazil were stunned 2-1 by Uruguay.

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  • zayzo10 - 2011-07-29 09:26

    I think this was at one stage the biggest stadium in the world with a capacity of more than 100 000 sits

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