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Opening of Maracana Stadium
Maracana Stadium opened in 1950 is a Football Stadium located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mário Filho is the official name of the stadium, given in the honor of Pernambucan journalist, an active vocal supporter of the construction of Maracana. The famous name of Stadium is derived from Maracana River. The popular Stadium is part of a complex which includes an arena known by the name of Maracanãzinho, meaning “The Little Maracana” in French.
At the final game of 1950 FIFA World Cup, the total attendance was 199,854, which made it the world’s largest Stadium by capacity. After 2010 to 2013 modernization, the stadium was built again which now seats 78,838 sports fans, which made it the Largest Stadium in Brazil and Second in South America after Estadio Monumental in Peru. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the record attendance was more than double the 173,850 showed up in 1950 FIFA World Cup.
Event hosted by Maracana
In 1950 when Maracana Stadium was opened it hosted the FIFA World Cup, since then it has been used for Football matches which include Fluminense, Botafogo, Vasco Da Gama and Flamengo also hosted numerous concerts and sporting events. In 2007 was venue of Pan American Games, opening and closing ceremonies, in 2016, opening and closing ceremonies of 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics with main track and field events at the Estádio Olímpico João Havelange. Currently, have no matches schedule in Maracana Stadium.
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