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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The northeastern city of Recife is finishing off the Arena Pernambuco as it gears up for major participation during the Confederations and World Cups. The brand new stadium is estimated to be 97 percent ready and will host its first test-event on May 14th.

The opener will be slightly less glamorous than Rio's event . . .

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