Brazil and Germany, only one of the two will be in the final of the World Cup 2014 to be held in Maracanã. One Brazil, that despite having reached the semifinals of his tournament, has left serious doubts in the matches faced so far. Without two of his players reference as are Neymar, seriously injured in the back against Colombia and Thiago Silva sanctioned, the tournament hosts will seek to reach the final and try to wash the image of the “Maracanazo” from ago 64 years in the World Cup that was played in Brazil in 1950.
On the other hand, a Germany that accumulates two finals (world 2002 and Eurocup 2008) and several semifinals (world 2006 Y 2010 and Eurocup 2012) in recent 12 years. Germans, They have been with honey on their lips for more than a decade and they want the appointment in Brazil to finally be the one to reward an exceptional group of players. With a very regular path, The German team faces this decisive match with all its artillery, which is not small.
But how many times have Brazil and Germany met in the history of the World Cup??, Well, oddly enough, both have participated in almost all the appointments held, they have only matched twice. One was at the World Cup in Germany in 1974 although the Germans at that time were called the Democratic Republic of Germany. In that German World Cup game that the other Germans would win by the way, those of the Federal Republic of Germany, Brazil, won by a goal to zero thanks to a goal from Rivelino.
The other was a little less ago, make 12 years, in the World Cup in Korea and Japan 2002. On that occasion it was in the final and the Brazilians won by two goals to zero with goals from Ronaldo, the original, The phenomenon, Brazil. This World Cup was the last that the Canarinha team won. Obviously, the statistics are in favor of Brazil but that today are just numbers. Write down the curious fact: only one man will repeat that end of ago 12 years, the eternal Klose who also, search in Brazil 2014 beat the man who scored both goals in that final, Ronaldo, top scorer in World Cup history. There is that.