Neymar inspired Brazil to a 3-0 win over Japan on Saturday as the five-time world champions made a perfect start to their bid to clinch a third successive Confederations Cup title.
Brazil's forward Neymar celebrates after scoring against Japan during their FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group A football match, at the National Stadium in Brasilia on June 15, 2013. A scorching third-minute strike by Brazil poster boy Neymar set the hosts on their way to a 3-0 win over Japan in the opening game of the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brasilia on Saturday.
Brazil won the competition in 1997, as well as the 2005 and 2009 editions, although their ensuing World Cup performances left much to be desired.
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