The legendary Selecao star says nobody will want to face Scolari's men at next year's finals and insists he's unperturbed at the prospect of losing his goalscoring record
The Selecao have recorded 12 victories in their last 13 outings, claiming the Confederations Cup and grabbing an impressive 37 goals along the way.
And the World Cup’s all-time top scorer, who earned 98 caps for Brazil and claimed two World Cup titles, believes nobody will want to face the current side on home soil in 2014.
“At the World Cup the draw [on December 6], the other teams will be afraid of being drawn in Brazil’s group,” said the three-time FIFA World Player of the Year at a Poker event in Sao Paulo.
“I think this World Cup will be spectacular. You need only look at the national teams that have qualified.”
The former Real Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Corinthians man went on to reveal he’s not concerned by Germany striker Miroslav Klose gunning for his record of 15 goals at the World Cup finals, insisting records are there to be broken.
“I'm not afraid,” he said as 35-year-old Klose sits just one goal off the record.
“Every record was made to be broken. So, just as I broke a record that stood for many years, I'm sure one day mine will also be broken. It will not erase my 15 goals from history.”