By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday (June 2nd), the streets of Tijuca will once again fill with football (soccer) fans on their way to watch Brazil versus England at the newly re-opened Maracanã Stadium. The renovation of the stadium, and the designation of the Maracanã Zone for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have helped to ensure that Tijuca remains a popular neighborhood for Cariocas with property prices continuing to rise.

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