Estádio Nacional de Brasília (Estádio Mané Garrincha)
|Tournament||World Cup 2014|
|Construction||04.2010 - 2013|
|Design||Castro Mello Architects|
Brazil: Football is not the future in Brasilia
When you hear public official saying “it was a mistake to build this stadium”, you know the problem is serious. And so, for the next 35 years, football will be at best secondary for the Brazilian national stadium.
World Cup: All stadiums tested, no serious incidents
Some may argue that safety infractions happened, that stadiums aren’t ready. But in all fairness Brazil is proving to be a great host for tourists. And if Japanese fans cleaning litter make headlines, nothing serious is going wrong, eh?
Brazil: Further controversy with Estádio Nacional
If we count the surrounding infrastructure, Brazil’s new national stadium is one of three most expensive stadiums in football history. According to a report by Court of Audit one third of the project expenses raises questions.
Nomination: Estádio Nacional de Brasília
A city as exceptional as Brasilia couldn't have an ordinary stadium. And doesn't, because the one opened in 2013 is one of the most unique structures in the world of sports.
New stadium: Estádio Nacional de Brasilia
Last stadium formally opened ahead of June's Confederations Cup is finally here. Not through with construction yet, but with first game played the first test has been passed!
Brasilia: Opening of Nacional delayed, FIFA concerned
Theoretically it was due to open last Sunday, but construction works are still far from finished. To save the image of organisers at least the pitch was expected to be ready, but heavy rainfall blocked it. Now FIFA announces inspection intensification ahead of Confederations Cup.
Brazil: Fight against time ahead of Confederations Cup
As it turns out, no more than three arenas will be ready, while three others are well behind. Behind the initial, updated and final deadlines. Largest venues seem to be in worst position, but FIFA assures the tournament will be held as planned.
Brazil: FIFA confirmed Confederation Cup venues
All six stadiums submitted by Brazil were accepted by FIFA, even though two met with severe criticism a few months back for construction delays. Now we present current status (and photos) of all the chosen venues.
Brazil: Will FIFA avoid ‘ghost viewers’?
It seems impossible to get rid of, but FIFA attempts to minimize it. And by ‘it’ we mean ghost viewers – with tickets sold, but left unused. Number of such spots may reach several thousand per game.
Brazil: Largest stadiums in national colours
Two of the most important stadiums in Brazil will have seats in national colours – it was announced. However configuration at Maracana will be completely different from the one at Estádio Nacional.
Brazil 2014: Record sales of hospitality packages
Though it’s only 7 months since premium seats at Brazilian stadiums went on sale for the 2014 World Cup, targeted income already exceeds expectations and is higher than total hospitality revenue from South Africa’s 2010 World Cup.