By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil defeated Egypt 4-3 last Monday, June 15th, in the Confederations Cup debut. The match was held at the Free State Stadium, in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

The Confederations Cup is a warm-up for the FIFA World Cup, and is held once every four years. Eight top teams take part in the competition, giving fans an advance taste of the international play to take place in the following year's World Cup.

The six continental champions (according to FIFA rules, South America is separated from North and Central Americas, hence there . . .

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