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Brazil secured their first win of the 2011 Copa America with a 4-2 victory against Ecuador on Wednesday to seal their progression to the quarterfinals of the competition in Argentina.

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Neymar double strike gives Brazil victory over Scotlandupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 05:54:00

Teenage striker Neymar showed why some of Europe's biggest clubs are hot on his trail as he scored both goals in Brazil's 2-0 friendly international win over Scotland at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

SI.com: Tim Vickery: Messi trumps new-look Brazilupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 18:36:00

Lionel Messi can chalk off another objective achieved in his young but already extraordinary career. His glorious goal in stoppage time Wednesday gave Argentina a 1-0 victory over Brazil in Doha, Qatar, his first win against the Seleção at the senior level.

SI.com: Tim Vickery: New-look youthful Brazil continues to impress under Menezesupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 18:00:00

The Mano Menezes roadshow rolls on. Brazil's new coach and his young side chalked up their second triumph with a 3-0 win over Iran in Abu Dhabi Thursday. But though the margin of victory was greater than August's 2-0 win over the U.S., this was the tougher game -- and all the more fascinating for it.

SI.com: Steve Davis: U.S. team no match for new-look Brazilupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 23:42:00

All that rhythmic, entertaining samba soccer that we missed so much from Brazil under Dunga's oppressive rule wasn't lost after all. It was only temporarily misplaced.

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