Construction workers still scrambling to finish World Cup stadiums

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It's been a race against the clock to get thee stadiums and facilities ready for the World Cup -- and it's not yet over. Construction crews are still working to get the stadiums done. It is reported that Arena Fonte Nova, where Spain plays the Netherlands, will not be finished in time for Friday's game.

Volunteers work on the goal post inside the Arena Fonte Nova stadium ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Salvador, June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Volunteers work on the goal post inside the Arena Fonte Nova stadium ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Salvador
Volunteers work on the goal post inside the Arena Fonte Nova stadium ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Salvador, June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A construction worker rests in the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A construction worker rests in the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
A construction worker rests in the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A construction worker continues the installation of paving stones outside the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba, June 13, 2014. The stadium will host the first of four 2014 World Cup matches on June 16. REUTERS/Henry Romero (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A construction worker continues the installation of paving stones outside the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba
A construction worker continues the installation of paving stones outside the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba, June 13, 2014. The stadium will host the first of four 2014 World Cup matches on June 16. REUTERS/Henry Romero (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A man works on the electronic advertising boards of the soccer pitch inside the Arena Fonte Nova stadium ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Salvador, June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A man works on the electronic advertising boards of the soccer pitch inside the Arena Fonte Nova stadium ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Salvador
A man works on the electronic advertising boards of the soccer pitch inside the Arena Fonte Nova stadium ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Salvador, June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A construction worker paints a wall at the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba, June 13, 2014. The stadium will host the first of four 2014 World Cup matches on June 16. REUTERS/Henry Romero (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A construction worker paints a wall at the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba
A construction worker paints a wall at the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba, June 13, 2014. The stadium will host the first of four 2014 World Cup matches on June 16. REUTERS/Henry Romero (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Construction workers install glass at the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba June 13, 2014. The stadium will host the first of four 2014 World Cup matches on June 16. REUTERS/Henry Romero (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Construction workers install glass at the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba
Construction workers install glass at the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba June 13, 2014. The stadium will host the first of four 2014 World Cup matches on June 16. REUTERS/Henry Romero (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
People walk past a construction worker as he continues the installation of paving stones outside the Arena Baixada soccer stadium as in Curitiba, June 13, 2014. The stadium will host the first of four 2014 World Cup matches on June 16. REUTERS/Henry Romero (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
People walk past a construction worker outside the Arena Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba
People walk past a construction worker as he continues the installation of paving stones outside the Arena Baixada soccer stadium as in Curitiba, June 13, 2014. The stadium will host the first of four 2014 World Cup matches on June 16. REUTERS/Henry Romero (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Construction workers prepare a site before putting down bricks under the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
Construction workers prepare a site before putting down bricks under the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
Construction workers prepare a site before putting down bricks under the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
A construction worker lays concrete on a bridge next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
A construction worker lays concrete on a bridge next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
A construction worker lays concrete on a bridge next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
A worker, wearing a Brazilian football jersey, strolls through a construction site next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A worker wearing a Brazilian football jersey strolls through a construction site next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
A worker, wearing a Brazilian football jersey, strolls through a construction site next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Construction workers place bricks under the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Construction workers placebricks under the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
Construction workers place bricks under the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Construction workers rest in the shade away from the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
Construction workers rest in the shade away from the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
Construction workers rest in the shade away from the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
A worker erects a 2014 World Cup poster outside the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
A worker erects a 2014 World Cup poster outside the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
A worker erects a 2014 World Cup poster outside the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
A construction worker lays concrete on a bridge next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
A construction worker lays concrete on a bridge next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
A construction worker lays concrete on a bridge next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
A workers strolls down some stairs at the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A worker strolls down some stairs at the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
A workers strolls down some stairs at the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
A construction worker rests in the shade away from the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
Construction worker rests in the shade away from the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
A construction worker rests in the shade away from the midday sun next to the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
Workers erect a 2014 World Cup poster outside the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Workers erect a 2014 World Cup poster outside the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal
Workers erect a 2014 World Cup poster outside the Dunas arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 12 , 2014. Mexico will face Cameroon in their 2014 World Cup football match here on June 13. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)

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