Brazil Draw 2×2 with England at Maracanã

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The recently reopened Maracanã Stadium hosted its second event last Sunday, June 2nd, as the Seleção (Brazilian national team) drew 2-2 with England in a friendly match in preparation to the Confederations Cup. The first test event on April 27th welcomed around 30,000 fans, and on Sunday over 66,000 people filled Rio's temple to football (soccer).

The level of public investment at the site has exceeded R$1 billion, almost fifty percent over the original budget. Yet fans of the game will attest there is . . .

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