Brazil Footballer Fred Declares World Cup Nightmare Over

His three goals for Fluminense against Palmeiras has helped Fred recover from the shock of World Cup where the Brazilian national team crashed out due to shoddy football.

updated: September 14, 2014 11:26 IST
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Fred in action for Brazil during the FIFA World Cup.

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Rio de Janeiro: Former Brazil striker Fred has declared his World Cup nightmare over after scoring twice in Fluminense's 3-0 victory over Palmeiras.

"It's now in the past," Xinhua quoted Fred as saying after Saturday's match at the Maracana stadium.

The 30-year-old was the subject of widespread scorn in Brazil after scoring just once during the Selecao's disappointing World Cup campaign.

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