Saturday, 13 November 2010

World football stadiums.Estadio Maracana

World football stadiums.Estadio Maracana

The Estadio Maracana is truly one of the word's greatest stadiums.This magnificent stadium is where Pele scored his first goal for Brazil against Argentina.It was officially opened on June 24th with a 21 -gun salute.

Home of Brazilian football
The Maracana stadium, is probably the biggest on earth.Situated in Rio de Janeiro, it was built for the 1950 world cup finals. it holds the record for the largest crowd in soccer history as 200,000 people watched Brazil surprisingly go down 2-1 to Uruguay in the 1950 World Cup final.

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