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robinho in wc06

xwk882010-05-12 08:12:55 +0000 #1
is he going to start because we have a pretty full foward going I mean when you look at ronaldo, adriano, ronaldinho and kaka I don't think they are gonna be replaced so if robinho is going what position will he play or will they leave him out we right now have almost two A-teams so we are good but I did wanna see robinho play but at the same I'd hate to se any of the other's go.
Ronaldo152010-05-12 08:24:45 +0000 #2
I heard Parreira would play all four of them, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho and Adriano..

so maybe Ze Roberto would be the one taken out..
Ronaldo152010-05-12 08:47:31 +0000 #3
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) - Brazil romped into the World Cup with an exhibition of art soccer that left coach Carlos Alberto Parreira with an unexpected problem - where to put so much talent.

Brazil's 5-0 rout of Chile on Sunday left the five-time Cup champions in second place in the South American qualifying group, one point behind Argentina, but mathematically assured of a berth in the 2006 Cup in Germany.

Sunday's victory was textbook soccer, a touch of showtime, with a galaxy of rising stars and proven veterans that Parreira must mold into a balanced, cohesive unit. And he still must find a slot for suspended Barcelona striker Ronaldinho - FIFA's Player of the Year in 2004.

Too much talent?

"It's an excellent headache, one that any coach would want,'' Real Madrid striker Robinho said with a smile.

Robinho added to Parreira's dilemma on Sunday. Used as Ronaldinho's replacement, Robinho scored a goal, set up two by Adriano, defended and was the field commander worthy of his No. 10 jersey that Pele made famous.

"The No. 10 has found its owner,'' the Rio sporting daily Lance said Monday.

Parreira also may find it difficult to bench Adriano. The "emperor'' of Italy's Inter Milan scored three goals Sunday and was unanimously chosen as the game's outstanding player.

Since Parreira took over the team in 2003, Adriano has led the team to titles in the Copa America and Confederations Cup. Under Parreira's command, he has scored 20 goals, six more than his closest rival.

"I'm working hard to get a spot on this team. It isn't easy,'' Adriano said.

Completing Brazil's offensive quartet, which Brazilians call the "magic square,'' are AC Milan playmaker Kaka and three-time FIFA Player of the Year Ronaldo from Real Madrid.

Brazilians today wonder whether Parreira could expand the foursome to a "magic quintet,'' adding Ronaldinho to the squad. But the option may be too risky for Parreira, who worries that Brazil's defense could be exposed, especially with the growing concern over aging wingers Cafu and Roberto Carlos.

In 1994, Parreira coached Brazil to its fourth World Cup title with a team that relied on defense and a reliable but unspectacular midfield, with the scoring chores left to strikers Romario and Bebeto.

Expanding the offensive to a quartet was considered a bold move for Parreira. Five may be too much - although not everyone thinks that way.

"I wouldn't pull anybody out. I'd put Ronaldinho in with all the rest,'' team captain Cafu said.

Parreira says Brazil hasn't reached its full potential, and expects the team to improve before next year's Cup. He has an exhibition match against Seville on Wednesday to tinker some more.

"We can never relax,'' he said in an interview with the Rio sporting daily Lance. "The team isn't ready to win a World Cup. It lacks a collective sense, a sense of teamwork. But individually it's good.''
xwk882010-05-12 09:26:30 +0000 #4
well I dont think ze roberto been taken off would not be a problem when you think about him being replace by a player like robinho maybe he could go with 3 strikers ronaldo robiho and adriano and have ronaldinho and kaka would be play makers and we have the best attack any one can have. I can't wait till the wc it'll be fun.
Elegant b-boy2010-05-12 09:03:26 +0000 #5
I am sure Robinho wille be there.

Kaka, Ronaldinho, Robinho & Ronaldo
xwk882010-05-12 09:25:04 +0000 #6
I dont think they will leave out adriano but yes those four should go
jaros2010-05-12 09:08:39 +0000 #7
robinho will be there, the way he is developing his game is simply scary and i'm sure he will learn a lot from his teammates in madrid.
lightwave2010-05-12 08:59:17 +0000 #8
Robinho will be on the bench.That's what Parreira said for a Brazilian journalist.

That's a logical and conservative choice.I agree.



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