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Brazil confident for 2014 Cup but recalls the “national tragedy” of 1950 when defeated by Uruguay

Wednesday, December 5th 2012 - 19:27 UTC
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Brazil must not repeat the “national tragedy” of losing the 2014 World Cup as it did when it hosted the event in 1950, the country’s Minister of Sport Aldo Rebelo said. “We cannot repeat the national tragedy of 1950 when we lost to Uruguay” Rebelo told foreign journalists visiting Brazil as part of the build up to the finals. “It was like losing to your younger brother. Read full article


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  • briton

    glug glug burp,

    is there anyone who remembers this defeat,

    glug glug burp, let start afresh,
    and may the best team win.

    Dec 05th, 2012 - 07:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Idlehands

    Losing a football match is not a tragedy. He should belt up and worry about something important.

    Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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