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09 May 2014 17:50 GMT | Latin America, Brazil
Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, has inspected the Sao Paulo football stadium due to host the first World Cup match next month.
But as Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports, the stadium is still not quite ready for show time.
Source: Al Jazeera
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