This open air stadium is the largest stadium in Brazil and South America. It opened in 1950 to host the FIFA World Cup, a tournament which Brazil were ousted from after being defeated by Uruguay. A recent redevelopment of the stadium took place in preparation for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2014 World Cup
Maracanã Stadium from Corcovado Mountain - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Maracanã Stadium from Corcovado Mountain

   Copyright © Go To Travel Guides This open air stadium is the largest stadium in Brazil and South America. It opened in 1950 to host the FIFA World Cup, a tournament which Brazil were ousted from after being defeated by Uruguay. A recent redevelopment of the stadium took place in preparation for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2014 World Cup

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