Brazil v Argentina: Five Recent Editions Of The Legendary Grudge Match

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Some of the more recent clashes between these two football powerhouses to refresh your memory…

Argentina against Brazil takes place tomorrow in Beijing, despite the fact that high levels of smog, which is rampant in the Chinese capital, have affected both team’s training plans.

Robben Ballon d’or – Former Netherlands manager says winger is better than Messi.
Ballon d’or – Main candidates for the trophy.
Sepp Blatter – FIFA president blasts archaic away-goal rules.

What makes this “friendly” different to most others is the competitive spirit in which it will be played. As you will see from this list, no matter the prize at stake, how many youngsters are played, subs are made or players rested, Brazil Argentina games tend to be exciting affairs…

5) Argentina 2 – 2 Brazil, Copa América 2004, Lima

Adriano Brazil

In this Copa América final, Brazil defeated Argentina on penalties after a thrilling game. Kily Gonzales opened the scoring with a penalty, before Luisao equalised with a bullet header. Argentina looked to have won it when monobrowed striker Cesar Delgado scored in the 87th minute, but the red hot Adriano scored his seventh of the tournament to send the game to spot-kicks when he scored in the 93rd.

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