By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian football season is drawing to a close and as such opportunities to watch a game at the iconic Maracanã Stadium are now sparse until after the holidays. There are, however, a few of matches at the football (soccer) arena before the end of the year.
On the Brasileirão (the major national tournament) final weekend on December 8th, two Carioca clubs are scheduled to play in Rio. Flamengo takes on Cruzeiro while Botafogo hosts Criciúma. It is yet to be decided who will play at Maracanã but . . .