Sao Paolo stadium due to seat 70,000 spectators

A crane collapsed onto the stadium, reportedly killing three people Credit: Hora News

The stadium in Sao Paolo is due to seat nearly 70,000 people for the World Cup opening match on 12th June.

The venue is scheduled to host other five matches, including a semi final.

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Two dead in stadium collapse

Two people have confirmed to have been killed at the stadium that will host the opening match of next year's World Cup in Brazil. It appears a crane collapsed onto the stadium, causing significant damage.