Goal.com takes a look at the Estadio Castelao, just one of the venues in Brazil that will showcase the stars of the 2014 World Cup
ESTADIO CASTELAO, FORTALEZA
Official capacity: 64,165
Highest attendance: 118,496
Brazil v Uruguay, Aug 1980
World Cup 2014 Matches
Jun 14: Group D1 vs Group D2, 20:00
Jun 17: Brazil vs Group A3, 20:00
Jun 21: Group G1 vs Group G3, 20.00
Jun 24: Group C2 vs Group C3, 21:00
June 29: Winner of Group B vs Runner up of Group A, round of 16, 17:00
July 4: Quarter-final, 21:00
*times in CET
The stadium is based near the centre of Fortaleza, a city in the north-east of Brazil.
As well as being increased in capacity, the Estadio Castelao now boasts an underground car, new media centre along with mixed zone, VIP area and a roof covering all tiers of the ground.
Did You Know?
The stadium hosted the March 2002 friendly between Brazil and Yugoslavia, a game that marked the long-awaited international return of Ronaldo from injury. A Ronaldo-inspired Brazil would go on to lift the World Cup later that year.