Rio De Janeiro
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Sports in Rio De Janeiro RJ
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Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city of Brazil and the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro. With a population of over six million people, Rio de Janeiro is the sixth largest city in America and has the second largest GDP in the country. This southern hemisphere city is one of the most visited cities in the region and is popularly known for its natural settings, samba, beaches, carnival celebrations, Bossa Nova and more. The giant statue of Christ the Redeemer is a major landmark and one of the 'New Seven Wonders of the World'.
These Portuguese speaking nationals are very fond of football. Maracanã Stadium in the city is ranked amongst the world's largest football stadiums. Five traditional Brazilian football clubs including Botafogo, Flamengo, América Football Club, Vasco da Gama and Fluminense play their home games in Rio de Janeiro. Besides sports, the city is also known for its entertainment. Every year about two and a half million people visit the Copacabana Beach to celebrate New Year's Eve. It is the second largest celebration to the carnival, where people dressed in white enjoy hundreds of different shows and events that are set along the beach. You have ample time to plan your next New Year's Eve celebration.
Celebrating the Roman Catholic tradition, Brazilian Carnaval is an annual event. Marking the beginning of Lent, it is a solemn religious observance that starts forty days prior to Easter. This four day event is the most popular holiday in Brazil where people abstain from consuming meat and poultry. The city is also known for the world renowned Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, the biggest carnival in the world that is held before Lent every year. This annual event draws out about two million people on the street per day. This is not it, with FIFA World Cup 2014 hosted by Brazil, thriving games will be taking place in numerous stadiums of Rio de Janeiro including Estadio do Maracana. Enjoy the festivities by getting Rio de Janeiro tickets.