The Maracanã Stadium is a football stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Owned by the Rio de Janeiro, it is named after the Rio Maracanã, a now canalized river in Rio de Janeiro. It was opened in 1950 to host the FIFA World Cup.
A major reconstruction project was accomplished for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.
City: Rio de Janeiro
Stadium Capacity: 73,531
Resident Clubs: Flamengo and Fluminense
Schedule: Four first-round games - 15/06: Argentina-Bosnia, 18/06: Spain-Chile, 22/06: Belgium-Russia, 25/06: Ecuador-France - 28/06: one last-16 game - 04/07: one quarter-final - 13/07: the final