Estádio do Maracanã

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Estádio do Maracanã
Maracana Stadium June 2013.jpg
Full name Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Coordinates 22°54′43.80″S 43°13′48.59″W / 22.912167°S 43.2301639°W / -22.912167; -43.2301639Coordinates: 22°54′43.80″S 43°13′48.59″W / 22.912167°S 43.2301639°W / -22.912167; -43.2301639
Broke ground August 2, 1948
Opened June 16, 1950
Renovated 2000, 2006, 2013
Owner State of Rio de Janeiro
Operator Complexo Maracanã Entretenimento S.A. (Odebrecht, IMX, AEG)
Surface Grass
Architect Waldir Ramos
Raphael Galvão
Miguel Feldman
Oscar Valdetaro
Pedro Paulo B. Bastos
Orlando Azevedo
Antônio Dias Carneiro
Capacity 78,838[1]
Record attendance 199,854 (BrazilUruguay, July 16, 1950)
Field dimensions 105 m × 68 m (344 ft × 223 ft)
Tenants
1950 FIFA World Cup
2007 Pan American Games
2013 FIFA Confederations Cup
2014 FIFA World Cup
2016 Summer Olympics
2016 Summer Paralympics
Fluminense FC
CR Flamengo

Estádio do Maracanã (English: Maracanã Stadium, standard Brazilian Portuguese: [esˈtad͡ʒju du maɾakɐˈnɐ̃], local pronunciation: [iʃˈtad͡ʒu du mɐˌɾakɐˈnɐ̃]) is a multipurpose stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It can hold around 95,000 people.

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