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The Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will host the the FIFA Confederations

Cup Brazil 2013 and the 2014 World Cup. The historic stadium has been renovated for both of these iconic soccer events. Rio de Janeiro will also provide a stunning background with all of its natural beauty.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 06: An aerial view of the Macarana stadium ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 06: An aerial view of the Macarana stadium ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 05: A man performs an overhead kick as he plays football on Ipanema beach ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 5, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 05: A view of Rio and Copacobana beach ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 5, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 06: An aerial view of the Christ The Redeemer statue ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 06: An aerial view of Sugar Loaf Mountain ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 07: A view of the city as a cable car heads up Sugar Loaf Mountain ahead of the of FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 7, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 06: An aerial view of the Christ The Redeemer statue ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 05: Women play football on Ipanema beach ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 5, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 06: An aerial view of the Macarana stadium ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 06: A general view of the Copacabana beach ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 05: A plane passes Sugar Loaf mountain as it comes in to land at Santos Dumont airport ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 5, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 05: A view of Rio and Sugar Loaf Mountain at dawn ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 5, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

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