To glory: Ri­valdo

The Sun (Malaysia) - - SUNBIZ -

many from that side did not make the team, Brazil’s fo­cal point is still 26year-old Ney­mar,. Three months side­lined with a foot in­jury did not ap­pear to have un­duly blunted Ney­mar on his re­turn to ac­tion at An­field last week as the Paris Saint-Ger­main star scored a goal of typ­i­cal bril­liance in a 2-0 friendly win over Croa­tia. “If Ney­mar plays well in the World Cup, Brazil will be odds-on favourites. If Ney­mar is 100% fit it will make it eas­ier for Brazil to win matches but that doesn’t guar­an­tee that we are go­ing to be cham­pi­ons,” Ri­valdo said. Should Brazil add that sixth World Cup to their haul then the pres­sure will all have been worth it.

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