FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Opens Today

FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Opens Today

Brazil vs. local time at Estdio Nacional Man Garrincha inBraslia today. on Esplanada dos Ministrios, the lawn between the Metropolitan Cathedral and the National Congress.

At the Esplanada, nine high res screens will show the opening ceremony and the match. After the game, arena goers can follow a parade led by trios eltricos (sound wired trucks with bands playing on top, namely Obar, Ile Axe Oya Bagan, Mambembricante, Banda Imagem, P de Cerrado and Boi do Seu Teodoro) to the Esplanada for shows.

Military Police have assigned 3,100 officers to game day security. A team of 607 firefighters and 240 special force officers will be on duty.

According to the latest reports in the local press, three to five people have been arrested following the protest during which about 200 people burned tires on a road leading to the National Stadium yesterday. for those with game tickets; a special bus for wheelchair users will be available at Parking 12 at Parque da Cidade. on.

About 500 taxis will be using the parking lot at the Brasil 21 building.

World soccer fans in Brasilia for the Confederations Cup can also enjoy an exhibitionat the National Theater commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World Cup. Some of the items on display are jerseys worn by the champions, posters and photos of the final (Brazil 3 vs. Czechoslovakia 1) and a replica of the Jules Rimet Trophy (the original, which had been perpetually awarded to Brazil after winning three World Cups, was stolen from the Rio de Janeiro headquarters of today’s Brazil Soccer Confederation in 1983).

Companies offering city tours to soccer fans interested in guided sightseeing include Catedral Turismo (55 61 3964 9122), which has double deckers with a wheechair accessible area and audio guides in English and Spanish. Attractions where the tour stops for 10 minutes: Metropolitan Cathedral, Praa dos Trs Poderes, and Palcio da Alvorada.

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