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By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - On June 21st, the 39th birthday of the 1970 World Cup Title, Brazil defeated Italy once again, this time for the Confederations Cup, in Pretoria, South Africa.

While in 1970 the 4-1 victory against Italy in Mexico resulted in Brazil winning its third World Cup, last weekend's 3-0 victory granted Brazil a spot in the Confederations Cup semifinal stage, and eliminated current World Champions Italy from the competition.

The match's first half was completely dominated by Brazil. The Azzurra - nickname of the Italian squad - is famous for having . . .

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