This September 2012 photo released by Ministerio do Esporte, shows an aerial view of the Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil was granted permission by FIFA on Thursday to host the ... more 
This September 2012 photo released by Ministerio do Esporte, shows an aerial view of the Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil was granted permission by FIFA on Thursday to host the Confederations Cup with six venues including Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Recife, Brasilia, Belo Horizonte and Fortaleza, as originally planned. FIFA had previously announced the six cities as hosts, but said Recife and Salvador would only be ratified if they showed significant improvement in their preparations. (AP Photo/Ministerio do Esporte, Daniel Basil) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ministerio do Esporte, Daniel Basil
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 12:19 PM EST