Rio’s Fluminense Proposes Home Stadium at Olympic Park in Barra

The little-used Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca could be the future site of Fluminense's new 25,000 seat home stadium.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Welcome news arrived this week for the legion of Fluminense football (soccer) fans across Brazil. According to local reports, Flu club officials are meeting with Rio Mayor Marcello Crivella this week to hammer out the details of a deal that could finally bring the club its own home stadium at Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca.

With a total of nine venues, the 300-acre Olympic . . .

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