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Out-of-Rio Venues

As is usual at the Olympic Games, soccer will be held in stadiums all around Brazil, in addition to Maracana Stadium.

São Paulo Stadium

Located in Brazil’s largest city, about 450km west of Rio, this new venue is being constructed for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Mineirão Stadium

Located in Belo Horizonte, about 450km north of Rio, it was built in 1965 and has a seating capacity of 69,900.

Brasília National Stadium

Located in the Brazilian capital, about 1200km north of Rio in the country’s interior, it was built in 1974 and seats 76,000 spectators.

Fonte Nova Stadium

Located in Salvador, about 1600km north of Rio on the Atlantic coast, it was built in 1951 and seats 50,000 spectators.

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