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  • Excited fans gather in front of the stadium days before the World Cup events begin, June 10, 2014. (VOA/Nicolas Pinault)
  • Just 48 hours before the World Cup begins, the stadium in San Paulo is still being constructed, June 10, 2014. (VOA/Nicolas Pinault)
  • Workers make a final push to complete sections of the stadium just days before World Cup events start, June 10, 2014. (VOA/Nicolas Pinault)
  • Safety concerns have been raised because the partially completed stadium has not been tested at full capacity by the World Cup organizers, Sao Paulo, June 10, 2014.(VOA/Nicolas Pinault)
  • Workers frantically try to finish sections of the stadium although the roof construction may not be completed until after the competition ends, Sao Paulo, June 10, 2014. (VOA/Nicolas Pinault)
  • Workers frantically try to finish sections of the stadium in time for the first World Cup events in less than two days, Sao Paulo, June 10, 2014. (VOA/Nicolas Pinault)
  • The partially complete stadium seen here just days before World Cup events begin, June 10, 2014. (VOA/Nicolas Pinault)
  • Workers race to complete the partially completed stadium just days before World Cup events start, June 10, 2014. (VOA/Nicolas Pinault)

Workers Race to Complete Construction of Sao Paulo Stadium

Published June 11, 2014


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