Arena Pernambuco￼￼￼ (Recife)
Build for the 2014 Soccer World Cup
The Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha is a football stadium located in Brasília, the capital of Brasil. The old stadium was opened in 1974, and was completely rebuilt in 2010-2013 for the 2014 Soccer World Cup. The capacity was increased to 72,788 people, making it the second-largest stadium in Brazil after Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro and one of the largest in South America.
The project was completed at a cost of US$900 million, against an original budget of US$300 million, making the stadium the third-most expensive football stadium in the world after England’s Wembley
The arena was built for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, five games were held in the arena. The construction costs were US$ 226 million.
When planning the stadium, various infrastructure was planned in the vicinity of the stadium: a university campus, an indoor arena, a hotel and convention center, plus commercial, business and residential units and a large entertainment complex with shopping centers, cinemas, bars and restaurants. So far (as of 2022), none of this has been implemented.
The football club Clube Náutico Capibaribe (second division) was supposed to play in the stadium, even if it was much too big. currently no team is playing in the stadium.