The Maracana stadium is due to reopen next month after falling into disrepair following the 2016 Olympic Games.
The legendary Rio venue was caught in a political dispute over maintenance following the games, but that has now been resolved.
It means the Maracana will host a match between Flamengo and Argentine club San Lorenzo in the Copa Libertadores on March 8.
But much work remains to be done before then, with the pitch in need of attention and repairs needed in the stands.
The stadium, which...