Argentina will play Brazil at the Maracaná stadium in a World Cup qualifying match in November.
The reigning World Cup winners will return to the Maracaná for the first time since winning the 2021 Copa America. The Brazilian football federation has already decided that the match will be played at that stadium on November 21. Brazilian football president Ednaldo Rodrigues stated the following:
“The choice, among the many venues that could host a match like this, was made not only because of the logistics, training and travel conditions, whcih are a priority but also because it is a premise of our management to bring the national team closer to the fans in all regions of Brazil.
“The CBF has received invitations from several places in Brazil and around the world to host what is one of the biggest derbies in world football. We have already had a match in the north, soon in the midwest and then it will be the turn of the southeast. And so we will continue, always respecting the ideal conditions for the best performance of the Brazilian team. I am sure that the most famous stadium in the world will be the stage for a great football party.”