Latest Stunning Images of Brazil's 12 World Cup Stadiums

Will Tidey@willtideySenior Manager, GlobalFebruary 24, 2014

Latest Stunning Images of Brazil's 12 World Cup Stadiums

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    The 2014 World Cup is now less than four months from being a reality. As Brazil finalises preparations to host the biggest sporting event on earth, we take a look at the 12 stadiums that will host the action this summer.

    All images taken, with permission, from the Brazilian Federal Government's official World Cup website. Take a tour for yourself right here.

The Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

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    Group stage matches: Colombia vs. Greece, Belgium vs. Algeria, Argentina vs. Iran, Costa Rica vs. England

    Knockout matches: Winner of Group A vs. Runner-up Group B, Semifinal

National Stadium, Brasilia

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    Capacity: 71,000

    Group stage matches: Switzerland vs. Ecuador, Colombia vs. Ivory Coast, Cameroon vs. Brazil, Portugal vs. Ghana

    Knockout matchesWinner Group E vs. Runner-up Group F, Quarterfinal, Third-place playoff

Pantanal Arena, Cuiaba

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    Capacity: 41,000

    Group stage matches: Chile vs. Australia, Russia vs. South Korea, Nigeria vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Japan vs. Colombia

    Knockout matchesN/A

Baixada Arena, Curitiba

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    Capacity: 42,000

    Group stage matches: Iran vs. Nigeria, Honduras vs. Ecuador, Australia vs. Spain, Algeria vs. Russia

    Knockout matchesN/A

Castelao Arena, Fortaleza

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    Capacity: 63,903

    Group stage matches: Uruguay vs. Costa Rica, Brazil vs. Mexico, Germany vs. Ghana, Greece vs. Ivory Coast

    Knockout matches: Winner of Group B vs. Runner-up Group A, Quarterfinal

Amazonia Arena, Manaus

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    Capacity: 44,500

    Group stage matches: England vs. Italy, Cameroon vs. Croatia, USA vs. Portugal, Honduras vs. Switzerland

    Knockout matchesN/A

Dunas Arena, Natal

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    Capacity: 42,000

    Group stage matches: Mexico vs. Cameroon, Ghana vs. USA, Japan vs. Greece, Italy vs. Uruguay

    Knockout matchesN/A

Beira-Rio Stadium, Porto Alegre

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    Capacity: 50,000

    Group stage matches: France vs. Honduras, Australia vs. Netherlands, South Korea vs. Algeria, Nigeria vs. Argentina

    Knockout matches: Winner of Group G vs. Runner-up Group H

Pernambuco Arena, Recife

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    Capacity: 46,000

    Group stage matches: Ivory Coast vs. Japan, Italy vs. Costa Rica, Croatia vs. Mexico, USA vs. Germany

    Knockout matches: Winner of Group D vs. Runner-up Group C

Maracana, Rio De Janeiro

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    Capacity: 78,800

    Group stage matches: Argentina vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Spain vs. Chile, Belgium vs. Russia, Ecuador vs. France

    Knockout matches: Winner of Group C vs. Runner-up Group D, Quarter-final, Final

Fonte Nova Arena, Salvador

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    Capacity: 55,000

    Group stage matches: Spain vs. Netherlands, Germany vs. Portugal, Switzerland vs. France, Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Iran

    Knockout matches: Winner of Group H vs. Runner-up Group G, Quarter-final

Corinthians Arena, Sao Paulo

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    Capacity: 68,000

    Group stage matches: Brazil vs. Croatia, Uruguay vs. England, Netherlands vs. Chile, South Korea vs. Belgium

    Knockout matches: Winner of Group F vs. Runner-up Group E, Semi-final


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