Maracana taking shape for 2014 World Cup

Construction work takes place at the famous Maracana Stadium in Rio. Credit: PA
A worker lays cement bricks inside the new Maracana. Credit: PA

Rio's mighty Maracana is being redeveloped to be the showpiece stadium of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. As you can see from the photo above, redevelopment is underway but there's still some work for the folk in hard hats to do – the new-look stadium is due to be completed in early 2013.