FIFA Wants World Cup Opener at Rio’s Maracanã: Daily

By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Current FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called for Brazil's 2014 World Cup opening match to be played at the world-famous Maracanã Stadium in Rio - and not in São Paulo as many originally thought.  In an interview with Estado de São Paulo, Blatter stated, "Brazilian football is Rio.  And for the . . .

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