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World Cup's Maracana Stadium built out of sand

Sand artist Ray Wirick was helped by local tradesmen to build their own version of the Maracana Stadium in Brazil

Sand artist Ray Wirick built a version of the Marcana Stadium

it took 7,000 workers a total of three years to rebuild the Maracana Stadium in Brazil for this year's World Cup.

Sand artist Ray Wirick and local tradesmen, however, built the stadium in just one day in the TradePoint car park in Farnborough.

The sand stadium was built using only materials available from the store in Invincible Road.


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