Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre
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Estádio José Pinheiro Borda, better known as Estádio Beira-Rio due to its location beside the Guaíba River, is a football stadium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. It serves as the home stadium for Sport Club Internacional, replacing their previous stadium, the Estádio dos Eucaliptos. It is named after José Pinheiro Borda, an elderly Portuguese engineer who supervised the building of the stadium but died before seeing its completion.Estádio Beira-Rio was one of the 12 venues used for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, hosting five of the matches in the tournament.General information Grass: TifGrand™. Box offices: 4, with 68 booths. Toilets: 81. Capacity 51,300 (5,000 VIP seats). Executive suites 125 (70 suites + 55 skyboxes). Video screens 2 (100m² each). Parking 5,500. Record Attendance 106,554 (Rio Grande do Sul All-Stars team 3-3 Brazil's national team, on June 17, 1972).HistoryIn 1956, councilman Ephraim Pinheiro Cabral presented a document to the government that included a donation of part of the Guaíba, to be reclaimed for Sport Club Internacional.Estádio Beira-Rio was constructed with the help of the club's enthusiasts and supporters. They contributed bringing bricks, concrete and iron.During the 1960s, Estádio Beira-Rio was ironically called "Bóia Cativa", since it seemed that it would never be completed, especially since those were difficult times for Internacional on the field.
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  • I went only once to the stadium in a show! Access is good, and the grounds. I had no complaints. But of course you can realize that it's not a new stadium. A lot if you can realize that were redone.
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  • Beautiful Stadium, and worth a walk to lower the River to him. Modern and traditional style in the capital.
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  • The stadium of my team, that pride of colorado! The stadium is also a great place to show! The Trophy room is D + are many achievements to shoot. INTER WORLD CHAMPION!!
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