Brazil has learned tough lessons during his soccer history.
1 - They lost to Uruguay in 1950 in front of 200,000 people in Rio /
Answer: They promised never to lose again in World Cup as they lost,
admiting being the winners before the match started. They now respect
2 - They lost to Portugal in 1966.
Answer: They will never depend on just ONE player as they did with
Pele in that year.
3 - They lost to Holland in 1974.
Answer: The best defence is the attack. Jairzinho played alone and
Rivelino was too afraid to play in front.
4 - They did not qualify in 1978.
Answer: You need players that can turn the table around and not
mediocres as they had
5 - They lost to Italy in 1982.
Answer. You play for the 'Cup' not for the 'match'. A draw is always
a good result as long as you continue in the competion.
6 - They lost to Argentina in 1986.
Answer. The old soccer lesson. If you do not score, the opposion
7 - They won USA 94
6 - They scored against Swedan;
5 - They drew againt Swedan and against Italy was a very good
4 - They had Romario;
3 - They had Jorginho and Leonardo/Branco playing in front all
the time + Bebeto and Romario;
2 - They had Ronaldo on the bench;
1 - They respected the opposition
8 - France 98
Answer: They respect ALL 31 countries.
Soccer is the winner in France 98.
Bye for now