02 Jun '14, 6pm

#Luiis_3x ] World Cup Stadium Embarrassingly Incomplete Just Days Ahead of Opening Day in Bra... [ #Luispokel

#Luiis_3x ] World Cup Stadium Embarrassingly Incomplete Just Days Ahead of Opening Day in Bra... [ #Luispokel

The São Paulo venue, the Arena Corinthians, is only one of several of the 12 Brazilian venues not yet finished. This is despite previous reports to the contrary and a December 31, 2013 deadline for the handover of all venues to FIFA. Across all building sites, eight workers have died during the construction phase, and the opening match arena had still not been fully cleared by firefighting authorities ahead of Sunday’s test game. Only 37,000 spectators made it into the site, despite a seating capacity of 65,000. FIFA is clearly worried about public safety during Cup matches, with Valcke tweeting, “It is vital for us that all facilities will be tested under full match conditions including the temporary seats & associated facilities.”

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