RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Inaugurated in April 1940, the Pacaembu stadium will undergo the most dramatic renovation in its history starting in the second half of next year.
The person in charge of managing it will be businessman Eduardo Barella, 38, director-president of the engineering company Progen and president of the consortium Allegra Pacaembu, who won the tender to manage the stadium for the next 35 years.
Two of the stadium's symbols, the toboggan and the cement grandstands, will disappear. The toboggan, erected in 1970 in place of the acoustic shell, is usually the area for the lowest . . .