Cruyff blasts Brazil's World Cup team

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Johan Cruyff has slammed Brazil’s national football squad in an interview with the British newspaper The Daily Mirror.

Brazil will play Holland on Friday in the World Cup's first quarter-final. “I wouldn’t waste my money to see Brazil play at the moment,” says the 63-year-old former world soccer star.

Cruyff thinks Brazil could play much better than the level they have shown so far at the World Cup in South Africa. “They’ve got talented players, but their football is defensive and uninteresting,” he complains. “It’s a shame for the fans and a disgrace to the championship. Brazil is normally a team that people really want to see.”

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