Germany are favourites of Cafu and Lucio to win 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Germany are favourites of Cafu and Lucio to win 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup: Former Brazilian footballers Cafu and Lucio believes Germany are the strongest competitors and are favorite to win. The due won 3 editions of FIFA Confederations Cup during their time for Brazil. Both of them were available in Germany where they were accompanied by trophy of the competition that will be given to the Champions of 2017 Confd. Cup.

Cafu and Lucio in Germany

Germany are favourites of Cafu and Lucio to win 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Cafu praises the team squad of Germany for 2017 Confd Cup saying “packed with an amazing amount of talent”. Germany named lots of new players in its team squad but, Cafu and Lucio believes they are still going to win the tournament despite having young squad.

See also: Team squad of Portugal for 2017 Confederations Cup

The former footballers won two FIFA World Cups and three Confederations Cup for Brazil. Both of them played more than 200 games of Brazil National Football Team. About the new squad of Germany, Lucio said

Germany have a young and hungry side, as we’ve come to expect from them, and they’ll be fighting for the title.” Recalling his memories from the tournament, he added: “The Confederations Cup was a landmark in my career. The semi-final against Germany in Nuremberg in 2005 and scoring against the USA in the 2009 final are experiences that stay with you

Thereafter Cafu said

The Germany squad is packed with an amazing amount of talent. They might be young but they’ve shown what they can do on the international stage and in the Bundesliga, and they’ll be looking to back that up now in the Confederations Cup. For many of them it will be their first major championship with their ‘A’ national team, which at same time means a great responsibility as they will be representing the current world champions

Germany will play their first game of the competition on 19th June against Australia. They are in Group B with Chile, Australia and Cameroon.

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