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5 Reasons Why Brazil Will Win the World Cup

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Brazil Will Win the World Cup

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Brazil is the favorite to win the 2014 World Cup. They have been favored by the media, fans and soccer personalities across the world. They will have plenty of pressure to perform but look to have a healthy squad that can carry the burden. In the end they will meet expectations and hoist the trophy for these five reasons.

5. Home-Field Advantage

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5. Home-Field Advantage

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Being in their home country is an advantage that cannot be understated. These players are aware of the surroundings, and the travel will be familiar to them. The team will be better prepared to avoid distractions and have better access to the interruptions they want meaning that many will have family and friends nearby.

4. Fitness

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4. Fitness

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Extending the point about being home, the climate will be familiar even if players have been plying their trade on another continent. The heat in northern Brazil will not come as a surprise. It is no coincidence that a lot of these players are at full fitness and often go the full 90 for their club teams.

3. Neymar Will Be One of the Best Players in Brazil

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3. Neymar Will Be One of the Best Players in Brazil

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Pele supports Neymar as the best player at Barcelona which means he is better than Leo Messi. He is one of the most creative players set to be on the field in Brazil and should use the acres of space against Mexico and Cameroon in the Group Stage to create a multitude of chances.

2. Pressure Means Preparation

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2. Pressure Means Preparation

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Brazil has realized the pressure they are under a long time ago. Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has long been preparing his team for this pressure. He even went as far to name David Luiz, Oscar, Ramires, Willian, Paulinho, Julio Cesar, Thiago Silva, Fred and Neymar as players on his team on April 24. The gesture instills more confidence in players who were most likely on the roster. Pressure is not an issue.

1. World Cup History

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1. World Cup History

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Some will say that history doesn't matter, but the Brazilian Federation has many people who can talk about winning the World Cup. Brazil is the most successful nation in the history of the World Cup. The nation may expect a championship, but the influence of those who understand the pressure on the current team will have a calming effect.