World Cup Host City: Curitiba Progress

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following a 2010 series detailing the 2014 World Cup host cities in Brazil, it is time again to review the progress in the southern metropolis of Curitiba, the capital of Paraná state. The renovated Arena da Baixada, home of Brasileirão Serie B (lower league) side Atlético-PR, will see international football for the first time in June 2014, as well as a remodeled state-of-the-art stadium.

The old arena has been . . .

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