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BBC Sport – Confederations Cup 2013: Brazil team profile


With a sense of pragmatism allied to their natural flair, whether in a 4-2-3-1 or 4-2-2-2 formation. Neymar and Oscar have both been asked to play the traditional Brazilian number 10 role, although it’s Barcelona’s new £50m man Neymar who will be in possession of the actual shirt.

CONFEDERATIONS CUP RECORD

They won the competition for a record third time in South Africa in 2009 and are vying for a hat-trick of successive titles. Brazil are the only nation to compete in all seven Fifa Confederation Cups, with 2003 being the only occasion they have failed to progress beyond the group stage. via BBC Sport

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