Brazil goalie Julio Cesar ready for Confederations Cup conquest

Julio Cesar's career has had its ups and downs ever since he made his debut for Flamengo 16 seasons ago.

updated: June 28, 2013 12:15 IST
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Rio de Janeiro: After being one of the main fall guys for a disappointing 2010 World Cup, goalkeeper Julio Cesar is back in Brazil's good books for playing a major part in the Selecao's march to the Confederations Cup final.

The oldest player in a squad comparatively lacking experience as coach Luiz Felipe Scolari builds a team to lift the World Cup next year on home soil, the 33-year-old came to this event hot after suffering the indignity of relegation from the English Premier league with Queen's Park Rangers.

That fate was not quite the way the veteran shot-stopper from Duque de Caxias had expected to prepare for his end-of-season World Cup dress rehearsal.

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