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'Inside Information': Brazil v Croatia

Biggest strength of your national team?
Our offensive line, specially Neymar that can change everything with one individual play.
Where might they be vulnerable?
Set pieces against us we got punished in those in the past two world cups. We Got knock out by France (2006) and Holland (2010)
Odds that your National Team makes it to the Round of 16?
100% sure that we will make it.
Keys to making it out of the Group?
Brazil has a very strong team even if they don't play the best soccer they will make it out of the group
Do you think your Country will win the World Cup?
I think so, we have a very good team and also playing at home,in one hand it is a big responsibility but a lot motivation and support will come from the standings.

Biggest strength of your national team?
Mario Mandžukić did an incredible job at Bayern Munich scoring a crazy amount of goals for them. Mandzukic is a big presence up top so I think that’s a big strength. You have a guy like Luka Modrić who had a great season with Real Madrid. Having that kind of player in the middle to dictate the game for them, and dictate the pace I think is good…I think our strength is more in the middle part of the pitch.
Where might they be vulnerable?
I think the defense is where we will be most vulnerable.
Odds that your National Team makes it to the Round of 16?
I think they’ll get through the group stage. I think Mexico didn’t really show too well against Bosnia in a friendly earlier this month. I think Brazil is going to be a big challenge in the first game. I think they’ll be able to come together and be able to grab enough points to get into that Round of 16.
Keys to making it out of the Group?
I think the first game with Brazil is going to be the toughest one, especially with it being the opening match. But if they can pull a draw out of that or six points out of the next two games that’ll be crucial for them because it’ll be tough getting any points out of Brazil.
If you've ever trained or played at the National Level what was it like?
I played for the national team from U-14 – U-20, went to the World Cup in Egypt in 2009 with the U-20 national team so that was obviously an incredible experience for myself.
Do you think your Country will win the World Cup?
I’ve got two sides to this with Croatia and Bosnia so I have better odds but with those teams it’ll be tough. I have to be realistic, as much as my heart says yes, my mind says no.