Castelão Stadium (Estádio Castelão), often known as the Castelão or Gigante da Boa Vista, hosted a number of World Cup 2014 matches.
Location: Fortaleza, Ceará
Construction: There were no concerns about the Castelão Stadium being ready for the World Cup. Re-development was completed in December 2012.
Matches: Uruguay 1 : 3 Costa Rica (June 14), Brazil 0 : 0 Mexico (June 17), Germany 2 : 2 Ghana (June 21), Greece 2 : 1 Ivory Coaast (June 24), Netherlands 2 : 1 Mexico (June 29) and quarter-final Brazil 2 : 1 Columbia (July 4).
World Cup 2014 Venues : Estádio do Maracanã, Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Arena de São Paulo, Estádio Castelão, Estádio Mineirão, Estádio Beira-Rio, Arena Fonte Nova, Arena Pernambuco, Arena Pantanal, Arena Amazônia, Arena das Dunas and Arena da Baixada.