Brazil x Argentina: probable starting line-up

August 18, 2008 at 20:50 2 comments

On Tuesday, Brazil take on archenemies Argentina for a place in the final of the men’s Olympic football tournament in Beijing.

The two have met before in this competition with Brazil coming out 1-0 winners in the quarter-finals in Seoul in 1988 with a goal by Geovani.

Nigeria or Belgium await the winners – the final is on Saturday 23rd August.

Brazil are expected to line-up like this: Renan, Rafinha, Breno, Alex Silva, Marcelo, Hernanes, Lucas, Anderson, Diego, Ronaldinho Gaúcho, Rafael Sobis.



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The man who came up with: Messi carrying Argentina. Neymar carrying Brazil. British Airways carrying England. My name is Jon Cotterill. I am an English football commentator for TV Globo in São Paulo, Brazil. Currently we're broadcasting two live Campeonato Brasileiro or Campeonato Paulista games per week plus our magazine show, Footbrazil to 180 countries. + Eu trabalho como narrador na TV Globo em São Paulo, Brasil. Atualmente, nos transmitimos dois jogos ao vivo do Campeonato Brasileiro ou Campeonato Paulista por semana e nosso programa de futebol semanal, Footbrazil.

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