Brazil unveils $750m national stadium

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

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.

Source: Al Jazeera

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