Posts Tagged FIFA Confederations Cup

USA Soccer Takes Aim for Gold in 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted by on Thursday, 2 July, 2009


South Africa USA Brazil Confed Cup Soccer, originally uploaded by Kuris1.
USA’s Clint Dempsey, center, reacts with fellow team member Benny Feilhaber, left, after scoring their opening goal, as Brazil’s Luisao, right, is seen, during their Confederations Cup final soccer match at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, June 28, 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Thomas)

Just off the heels of a shocking silver at the FIFA Confederations Cup, USA Soccer takes aim at a gold while hosting the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup from July 3rd to 26th. USA opens their tournament on July 4th against Grenada.


Brazil Comes Back to Win FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009

Posted by on Sunday, 28 June, 2009
Lucio

Jun 28 2009
Lucio of Brazil celebrates scoring the winning goal. Brazil defeated USA 3-2 in the FIFA Confederations Cup Final at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on June 28, 2009. Photo via Newscom
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After being down to the USA underdogs 0-2, Brazil pulls ahead in the 84th minute with a goal by Lúcio (C), first two goals by Luís Fabiano (46th and 74th minutes). Brazil wins with a final score 3-2, game overview.