FIFA World Cup 2014: Last-Minute Touches at Brazil's Opening Venue

Putting aside fears of serious accident, authorities in Brazil are working round the clock to ensure FIFA World Cup 2014 is a rousing success.

updated: June 12, 2014 09:50 IST
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Sao Paulo: A top FIFA official on Wednesday said workers were still planting trees and flowers and attending to other "details" at Sao Paulo's Corinthians Arena, less than 24 hours before the FIFA World Cup 2014 kicks off. (Brazil Races Towards Kick-Off)

Corinthians Arena

A view of the Corinthians Arena stadium which will host the opening match of FIFA World Cup 2014.


Secretary general Jerome Valcke said staff had been working round the clock at venues including Corinthians Arena, which will host tournament opener Brazil v Croatia at 5:00 pm (2000 GMT) Thursday.

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