Maracana stadium is focus of football and protests in Brazil

| Jul. 1, 2013 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro's MaracanĂ£ stadium hosted the Confederations Cup Final on Sunday and next year will host the World Cup Final. However, the newly-built stadium has also been the focus of Brazil's growing protests over the last few weeks - thousands that marched to the site on Sunday. For RFI, Girish Gupta has followed events in the country over the last few weeks and reports from outside the stadium.