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'Avalanche' wipes out WC2014 stadium

February 13, 2013
By ESPN staff
Controversy has hit one of the stadiums hosting the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, just over a year out from the start of the competition.

The Arena do Gremio stadium has been forced to close one of its stands for the next round of the Copa Libertadores after a number of spectators were left injured following what is collectively known as the 'avalanche' - a rush to the front of the terrace to celebrate a goal.

During Gremio's 1-0 win over Liga Deportivo Universitaria in the same ...

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