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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Campeonato Brasileiro, more informally dubbed the "Brasileirão," is beginning to take shape after a three week hiatus for the FIFA Confederations Cup. This past weekend saw the seventh round of the 38 match tournament, with Carioca club Botafogo amongst the early pacesetters.

The tournament kicked off at the end of May but only five rounds were played prior to the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?