Rio’s Maracanã Set for the Confed Cup

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After two years and nine months Rio's Maracanã Stadium has reopened in time for the Confederations Cup. Yet before the FIFA tournament, comes the arena's second test-event on June 2nd when the Brazilian national side host England at the Maracanã, as part of the Football Association's 150th anniversary celebrations.

Then comes the World Cup dress rehearsal in the form of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?