Estadio Jornalista Mário Filho

Estadio Jornalista Mário Filho

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Known to locals as the Maracanã, Estadio Jornalista Mário Filho is a world-famous sports stadium located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Completed in 1950, it was originally built to host the FIFA World Cup. The Maracanã has since been used for a variety of other events, including the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The stadium is perhaps most famous for its association with Brazilian football (soccer). It has been home to some of Brazil's most iconic clubs, including Flamengo and Fluminense. The Maracanã also hosted both the final match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the opening match of the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Opened
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🔢 Capacity
78,838
🍀 Playing surface
grass
🚩 Distance from city centre
📄 Other names for this stadium
Maracanã Stadium

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