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By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - The city’s famous Maracanã football stadium, a tourist attraction, sports venue and building of historical significance, closes it’s doors for up to two years this week, as the iconic arena goes through a major overhaul to meet the requirements of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The renovations are set to cost close to US$400 million.

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