2009 Confederations Cup Central

BY foxsports • July 1, 2009


















Brazil roars back to claim title

Brazil rallied back from two goals down to defeat the United States in the final and retain their Confederations Cup title. Full story ...



CC Front | Standings | Fixtures | Photos Grp A | B | Semis | Final














Trecker: U.S. goes out in style

Despite their 3-2 loss to Brazil in the Confederations Cup final, the U.S. learned some valuable lessons in regard to next year's World Cup. Jamie Trecker explains.














"The U.S. surprised us today, but we were able to come back from the second half more focused. Dunga gave us confidence at halftime. He said it was still possible."

— Brazil star Luis Fabiano on beating the United States in Sunday's final.


















Confederations Cup storylines
#1

The USA showed that it can compete with football's elite sides.
#2

Italy's Buffon believs his side will learn from its mistakes.
#3

The Golden Ball award for player of the tournament went to Kaka.
#4

Spain rallied to beat Bafana in extra time for third place.

















Photo of the Day




















Confederations Cup at a glance






Group A |
Group B |
Semifinals |
Third-Place |
Final
















Match 16: June 28, 2009 - United States 2-3 Brazil Match Recap | Photos | Trecker













Question of the Day









share story