Estadio Beira-Rio - World Cup 2014

25 February 2014 11:29

The Estadio Beira-Rio was opened in 1969 with a friendly between Internacional and Benfica. Initial construction of the venue began over a decade earlier after Internacional enjoyed a period of success and the stadium became too small.

Extensive redevelopment of the stadium began once the venue was selected to host a number of World Cup 2014 games. The lower tier of the stadium was demolished and rebuilt and a new roof and exterior were also added. Although these renovations were plagued by financial issuses.

The Estadio Beira-Rio is to host four group stage matches and one round of 16 match in the 2014 World Cup.

Facts: Opened in 1969, the Estadio Beira-Rio is home to SC Internacional.


Group EFrancevsHonduras
Group BAustraliavsNetherlands
Group HKorea RepublicvsAlgeria
Group FNigeriavsArgentina
Round of 161Gvs2H

Source: DSG

World Cup Group G

England 2 0 0 6 6
Belgium 2 0 0 6 6
Tunisa 0 0 2 -4 0
Panama 0 0 2 -8 0
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