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Brazil unveils $750m national stadium

Brasilia stadium one of 12 venues country is rushing to finish before Confederations Cup and World Cup.

Last Modified: 19 May 2013 00:19
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Brazil has officially inaugurated its new national stadium in the capital, Brasilia.

President Dilma Rousseff took to the pitch in what is Brazil's most expensive stadium, having cost more than $750m to build.

With the Confederations Cup less than a month away and the World Cup little more than a year away, Brazil has rushed to complete 12 new stadiums in the country.

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Brasilia.

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