Brazil, Spain fighting history
By any measure, Brazil and Spain are considered the two best teams in the world right now. They are the two betting favorites to win the World Cup. Brazil is No. 1 and Spain is No. 2 in ESPN's Soccer Power Index, while the two are flipped in the FIFA World Rankings.
As the rankings imply, each has also been in fine form since the 2006 World Cup. Brazil won the 2007 Copa América, while Spain won the 2008 European Championship. Their recent continental successes would seem to indicate good ...
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