Brazil v England

Brazil-England game to go ahead

May 31, 2013
By ESPN staff
Brazil's friendly international against England on Sunday was in doubt after a judge reportedly failed to award the Maracana stadium a safety certificate, but the Rio de Janeiro state government ultimately reversed the decision.

The game marks the reopening of the famous Maracana arena, but on Thursday construction work was still ongoing with the match just three days away.

A report in Sao Paulo-based newspaper Estado said that a state prosecutor had submitted a request for ...

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