Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre plays host to
five World Cup matches.
Porto Alegre - Estadio Beira-Rio
In the group stage, Porto Alegre hosted fans from Algeria,
Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul, was founded in
1742 by Portuguese immigrants from the Azores.
The gauchos from the south of Brazil share cultural traits with their
neighbours from Argentina and Uruguay.
Football in Porto Alegre
Football fans in Porto Alegre are divided in two halves: the black and
blue representing Gremio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense (Gremio)
and those wearing the red and white colours of Sport Club Internacional.
Argentina fans should feel at home among the gauchos when they meet
2014 World Cup Finals fixtures played at Estadio Beira-Rio.
Sunday, 15th June
France vs Honduras (3:0)
Wednesday, 18th June
Australia vs Netherlands (2:3)
Sunday, 22nd June
South Korea vs Algeria (2:4)
Wednesday, 25th June
Nigeria vs Argentina (2:3)
Monday, 30th June
Germany vs Algeria (2:1aet)
Road to The Final.
in Porto Alegre.
Porto Alegre is located on the eastern bank of the Guaiba River.
The convergence point of five other rivers together form the Lagoa dos
Patos (Ducks Lagoon); With its milion trees surrounding the waters, Porto Alegre is one of
the greenest cities in Brazil.
Although temperatures can reach over 35�C in the summer months,
conditions in Porto Alegre are much milder than most of the other Brazilian host cities.
Official Porto Alegre Websites
Department of Tourism:
Travessa do Carmo, 84, Cidade Baixa,
Municipal de Porto Alegre:
Pra�a Montevid�o, 10
Rio Grande do Sul.
Rio Grande do Sul
Secretaria de Turismo do Rio Grande do Sul
Endere�o: Av. Borges de Medeiros, 1501
Porto Alegre - RS.
Getting to Porto Alegre
Porto Alegre by Air
Porto Alegre's Salgado
Filho International Airport is located 6km northeast of Downtown Porto Alegre.
The T5 bus links Terminal 1 of the International Airport with the city
of Porto Alegre.
Porto Alegre by Road
The Esta��o Rodoviaria
de Porto Alegre is located on Largo Vespiano J�lio Veppo.
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2014 World Cup Finals - Knockout Stage.
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