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cantagalo wrote: his only wins against major footballing nations have come against Argentina in the misleadingly-named SuperClassico. (Last night's was played with all the passion of an end of season testimonial).
garcia wrote: i probably couldn't identify menezes in a police lineup, even though he's been the coach of brazil for two years. maybe they think they need a bigger star for a home world cup. 21 wins out of 33 isn't bad, but there is still no clear identity to the brazil team - who's in it? you can see why people might be getting worried.
sure, my entire argument is based on my own ignorance, but if menezes had been doing a good job i'd know all about brazil.
Rogin the Kitten Minder wrote: They've got two friendlies lined up aganist England next year to boost confidence ahead of the Confederations Cup.
Sam Kelly wrote: And AB2, the problem with that might well be that they've gone too far down the road of building a team full of hulking giants who aim to just run their opponents into the ground. What didn't come across on TV during the Copa América, but did when one saw them in the flesh, is that almost their entire team are absolutely enormous. Cantagalo will know better than me, but I suspect the average Brazilian wants them to make sure they win, not to play pretty football. As it stands, of course, they're not going to do either. If you want pretty football from a team in yellow at Brazil 2014, you should probably be watching Colombia.
steveeeeeeeee wrote: Okay AB2, you know everything and all that I know is worthless.
steveeeeeeeee wrote: "every clueless fucker in the country" - FFS.
Rogin the Kitten Minder wrote: Brazil not winning the World Cup at home would be unthinkable, if not for the fact that it's happened before.
Cantagalo will know better than me, but I suspect the average Brazilian wants them to make sure they win, not to play pretty football. As it stands, of course, they're not going to do either
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