Brazil national football team held a training session and met with the media on Monday, ahead of their friendly match with Portugal at Gillette Stadium.
Brazil will look to build on their 6-0 drubbing of Australia when they face Portugal today on at Gillette Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts.
Luiz Felipe Scolari, the coach of the Confederations Cup champions, stressed the importance of players using these friendly matches to earn a spot in his World Cup squad.
Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar gave his thoughts on the absence of Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo for the match, meanwhile.
Portugal’s Raul Meireles, Fabio Coentrao and Vieirinha (L-R) take to the field for a training session in Foxborough, Massachusetts September 9, 2013.