One of the many things that make a FIFA World Cup so fascinating is the glittering collection of stadiums built or renovated primarily for the tournament’s use.
The upcoming event in Brazil is no exception.
Each of the host cities boasts a unique, eye-catching ground, and over the next 12 slides we’ll examine stunning images of all of them.
Let’s get to it.
(Capacity and feature data courtesy Copa2014.gov.br)