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Crossover: Brazil expected to win Olympic gold

07-19-2012 10:37 BJT

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Neymar is the face of the future of Brazilian soccer. The dynamic youngster is considered the next in a long line of football stars that the soccer-mad country has produced, and his stature will only grow if he can help the nation achieve the only football title it's never won. Full Story>>

The Brazilian football story is getting a lot of attention in the South American nation. Let's bring in Helen Clegg with more from Rio De Janeiro. Helen, thanks for being on the show.

Q1. Neymar's been on the edge of international stardom for a few years now. What are the chances he will be one of the top individual players at the Olympics?

Q2. Brazil's won everything in football except an Olympic gold medal. What makes them think this is their year?

Q3. We all know how much football means to South American supporters. How important is Olympic football to Brazilian sports fans, especially since the next Olympics will be in Rio in 2016?

 

Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CNTV.CN

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