Brazil's president says preparations for the 2014 World Cup could be jeopardized if government officials and businessmen fail to work together in the coming years.
Four years ago, it was a disappointing WCup loss to France that kept the Brazilians from advancing. Now the players say defeat feels much worse.
Doctors say Elano will not play in Brazil's quarterfinal match against the Netherlands on Friday because of a right ankle injury.
Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar is practicing for the first time since injuring his back in a warmup match more than a week ago.