BBC Sport - Brazil's Soccer Cities: Rio's natural beauty
Brazil's Soccer Cities: Rio
- From the section 2014 Fifa World Cup
BBC Sport profiles one of the host cities, Rio, ahead of the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.
With its incomparable natural beauty, Rio is wonderfully seductive. With the World Cup and the Olympics, a sporting carnival like no other is about to commence.
Rio is the birthplace of a number of world-class footballers such as Ronaldo, Romario and Zico.