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Rio governor vetoes renaming Maracana stadium after Pele<
The historic Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro will not be renamed after Pele<
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By MAURICIO SAVARESE<
AP Sports Writer<
SAO PAULO (AP) _ The historic Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro will not be renamed after Pele.
State governor Claudio Castro on Thursday vetoed a divisive proposal passed by the state legislature to honor the three-time World Cup wi ...

 

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