Machiavelli claimed that it is better to be feared than loved, but this is a choice that the Seleçao doesn’t have to make. She is feared and loved. Feared by opponents on the field and loved by anyone who likes football. In Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, wearing a shirt of the Brazilian team doesn’t even indicate that you are Brazilian, just that you like football.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the 4th player in history to score 8goals in the Champions League group stage, after van Nistelrooy, Inzaghi and Crespo