Absent champions’ celebrations

They call it ‘The Festival of Champions’, however the subsequent FIFA Coins Confederations Cup will be devoid of its reigning and record champions.

Romario and Ronaldo hit hat-tricks apiece as Brazil demolished Australia 6-0 in the 1997 final. Adriano headlined their exhilarating 4-1 defeat of arch-rivals Argentina within the 2005 decider. A Sele??o retained their crown by recovering a two-goal deficit to edge USA in 2009. And Neymar inspired the men in canary-yellow to a marvellous 3-0 reverse of Spain two years ago – a outcome he’s seen celebrating with fans inside the above image.

Brazil will not, nonetheless, be at the Confederations Cup for the initial time because it was adopted by FIFA in two years’ time, following their Copa America disappointment.

For the first time, the competitors will feature 3 teams from the exact same confederation: Russia as hosts, Germany as FIFA Planet Cup? holders, along with the winners of UEFA EURO 2016 (or runners-up need to Joachim Low’s side emerge victorious in France).

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