U.S. versus Brazil

U.S. must avoid loss to Brazil at Confed Cup

June 17, 2009
CENTURION, South Africa -- Soccer rivalries don't get much more one-sided than Brazil vs. the United States.

A five-time world champion, Brazil is 12-1 against the Americans. The lone U.S. victory was a 1-0 upset at Los Angeles in the 1998 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

"I think historically Brazil is, if not the best national team ever, one of the best," U.S. forward Landon Donovan said Wednesday. "Everyone growing up has watched some film of Brazilian players or the Brazilian team that ...

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