The 34-year-old goalkeeper has backed himself to continue his fine form for his country at the World Cup regardless of his club form
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But the veteran says he is a firm believer in his own abilities and pointed to a crucial save he made in the draw with Mexico to keep his side on track for the last-16.
"I have made it clear that I really primed myself for this World Cup regardless of the fact that some critics did not agree with my choice of going to play in a league that is in theory not strong," he said.
"I can look in the mirror and say I believe in myself. I made an important save against Mexico to help us get a draw and physically and mentally I am prepared."
The Selecao continue their World Cup campaign on Monday in their final group game against Cameroon.