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Brazil's Best Make Their World Cup Picks

Brazil's Best Make Their World Cup Picks
UFC featherweight champion <a href='../fighter/Jose-Aldo'>Jose Aldo</a>Like any Brazilian in love with soccer, UFC fighters are ready for the start of the World Cup and they’re eager to give their opinions.

Starting today and lasting until July 13, 32 teams from around the world will compete for the title of world champion of FIFA. In all, 64 games will be shown to over 600 million viewers.

For the second time in the tournament’s history, Brazil is the host country. The first time around, in 1950, Brazil lost to Uruguay, 2-1. The episode became known as 'Ghost Maracanazo' and is forever etched in the memory of Brazilians.

To host the World Cup, Brazil paid over $25.6 billion in U.S. funds. Twelve cities will host matches and more than 100,000 volunteers have been at work organizing the event.

With the tournament about to begin, the fighters will now make their picks for results, scorers and even a possible champion. After all, Brazil is known worldwide as the only country with 200 million coaches.

Brazil x Croatia

Lyoto Machida     Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) Croatia
Renan Barão        Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 0 ) Croatia
Minotouro            Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) Croatia
Werdum               Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) Croatia
José Aldo             Brazil ( 1 ) x ( 0 ) Croatia
Junior Cigano       Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 1 ) Croatia
Pezão                   Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 1  ) Croatia
Demian Maia         Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 1 ) Croatia
Minotauro              Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) Croatia
Cara de Sapato      Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) Croatia
Warlley Alves        Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 1 ) Croatia
Bethe Correia          Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) Croatia

Brazil x México

Lyoto Machida        Brazil ( 1 ) x ( 0 ) México
Renan Barão           Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) México
Minotouro               Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 1 ) México
Werdum                  Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 1 ) México
José Aldo               Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) México
Junior Cigano         Brazil ( 1 ) x ( 0 ) México
Pezão                     Brazil ( 1 ) x ( 0 ) México  
Demian Maia           Brazil ( 1 ) x ( 0 ) México
Minotauro               Brazil ( 1 ) x ( 0 ) México
Cara de Sapato       Brazil ( 1 ) x (  0 ) México
Warlley Alves          Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) México
Bethe Correia           Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 1 ) México

Brazil x Cameroon

Lyoto Machida      Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 1 ) Cameroom
Renan Barão         Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 1 ) Cameroom
Minotouro             Brazil ( 1 ) x ( 0 ) Cameroom
Werdum                Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) Cameroom
José Aldo             Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 0 ) Cameroom
Junior Cigano      Brazil ( 1 ) x ( 0 ) Cameroom
Pezão                   Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 1 ) Cameroom
Demian Maia        Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 1 ) Cameroom  
Minotauro             Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 1 ) Cameroom
Cara de Sapato     Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 0 ) Cameroom
Warlley Alves       Brazil ( 2 ) x ( 1 ) Cameroom
Bethe Correia         Brazil ( 3 ) x ( 1 ) Cameroom

Top Scorer

Lyoto Machida    Neymar
Renan Barão       Neymar
Minotouro           Neymar
Werdum              Neymar
José Aldo           Neymar
Junior Cigano     Fred
Pezão                 Hulk
Demian Maia       Fred
Minotauro           Neymar
Cara de Sapato   Hulk
Warlley Alves      Messi
Beth Correia       Neymar

Who will be the Champion of the World Cup?  

Unanimous decision by the judges: Brazil

We can’t forget the rules. Here they are:

Victory and right score:  4 points
Victory only: 3 points
Champion: 10 points
Top Scorer:  10 points
 
 
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