They're the flashiest and winningest World Cup team (five trophies) and always among the guys to beat. Anything less than a championship at home will be a disappointment. The dream scenario for lovers of the game is the Selecao falling behind early to a lesser squad and putting on a show. Glory is theirs for the taking, but devastation is a mistake away.
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