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Scolari delighted by Brazil promise

Luiz Felipe Scolari was delighted after his Brazil side's Confederations Cup victory, which he believes makes them contenders to win the World Cup next year.

Fred scored twice and Neymar grabbed another in a superb display from the hosts in the Maracana.

"I don't think I could feel any better than how I am right now," said Scolari. "I thought that any positive result would be great and to beat them 3-0, that is much better than I imagined.

"But I also believe that overall, not only because of the score but the way we played, we had a very good match. Now I am able to dream that we have an idea, that we have a path ahead of us, and that we have a good team to play in the World Cup next year as equals with other strong contenders."

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