Agence France-PresseJune 11, 2013 21:43
Here are key facts on Brazilian stadiums that will host the June 15-30 Confederations Cup and the World Cup a year from now.
RIO DE JANEIRO
After repeated delays in the renovation work begun in August 2010, the new Maracana went through a first test on April 27, about four months behind schedule.
After a bureaucratic muddle over safety requirements was resolved, it was officially inaugurated on June 2 with a friendly international between Brazil and England, which ended in a 2-2 draw.
Seating capacity: 78,639.