Saturday, June 22, 2013

Brazil-Italy, the clash of champions in the Confederations Cup

The Brazilian football team, world champion five times, will face Italy in a win the group match for the semifinals, in Group A of the Confederations Cup. 

Brazil v Italy

Brazil, world champion in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. Brazil in their first two matches defeated Japan and Mexico while Italy, who won the tournament in 1934, 1938, 1982 and 2006, also defeated Mexico and Japan.
Both teams will clash for champions of the group and also avoid meeting current world champion Spain. The two teams, both with six points, and already qualified for the semi finals of the confederations cup. Brazil, the hosts need only a draw to finish ahead of Italy in the standings, thanks to their superior goal difference.

It will give a very interesting duel between Italian player Mario Balotelli and Brazilian Neymar. The two have much admiration for each other, and also on holiday together, along with their girlfriends.

Fanny Neguesha, Balotelli's girlfriend said :"We'll stay in Brazil for a few days vacation in Balneario Camboriu ... Here we will meet Neymar and Bruna Marquezine".

Neymar has said of "Super Mario" that "is a phenomenon. I love his power, goals, skills and character."


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