World Cup Host City: Arena da Baixada in Curitiba

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The FIFA World Cup kicks off tomorrow (Thursday, June 12th) and the stadiums selected to host the event have run out of time for final preparations. One stadium that has faced a saga of problems is the Arena da Baixada in the normally well-planned southern city of Curitiba.

Despite being known for its love affair with o jogo bonito (the beautiful game), Curitiba's renovated Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?