Brazil`s poor Copa America showing was just a necessary evil as they work out a recipe for a sixth World Cup success on home soil in 2014, says Pele.
The first major World Cup milestone on the road from Soccer City to "Soccer Country" will be reached on Saturday when the draw for the preliminary round of the 2014 finals takes place in Brazil.
Tournament co-favorites Brazil and Argentina made stuttering starts against probably the two weakest teams in the South American confederation.
Brazil coach has warned his Samba Girls they need to improve as they clash for supremacy in Group D against Norway.
New Brazil coach Mano Menezes chose a young squad for the national team’s first match after the World Cup, picking Alexandre Pato, Paulo Henrique Ganso and Neymar.
Brazil, with 42 fans dead during ten years of football violence, tops the world`s tragic list, according to a study.
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