The Estádio Nacional in Brazil's capital Brasilia is named after famous Brazilian footballer Garrincha, who won the FIFA World Cup twice with his country in 1958 and 1962. Renovated entirely for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 and the 2014 FIFA World Cup, it has a total capacity of 70,042 seats and was the venue of the opening game of the FIFA/Confederations Cup 2013.
It is owned by the Government of the Federal District and was inaugurated on May 18, 2013 in attendance of the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, and the Governor of Brasília, Agnelo Queiroz. As part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, four group matches, one match of the round of last 16, one quarter-final and the match for 3rd place were played there. The stadium also hosted a number of matches of the football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro.