Soccer, and in one of the final run-up matches, to the American Cup, Brazil overwhelmed Uruguay by five goals to one, in Rio's giant Maracana Stadium.
GV Brazil (playing in yellow jerseys from right to left) tries to hold back Uruguayan attack on goal but Uruguayan No. 9 Victorino scores and players embrace and go back up field.
LV Scoreboard (Brazil Uruguay 1).
TV Brazil attacking down field and player No. 4 (Edinho) taking a long shot and scoring equaliser as crowd cheers and fireworks are set off.
LV Scoreboard (Brazil 1, Uruguay 1).
TV Brazil attacking and No. 9 (Socrates) scoring.
LV Scoreboard (Brazil 2, Uruguay 1).
TGV Brazil attacking and No. 7 Batata scoring then players embrace.
SV Scoreboard (Brazil 3, Uruguay 1)
TV Brazil attacking and player No. 7 (Batata) passing to winger, ball is kicked towards goal and Socrates heading ball into net.
CU Scoreboard (Brazil 4, Uruguay 1)
SV Linesman at second half and Uruguay attacking midfield play. (2 SHOTS)
TV Brazil attacking and hall going to centre and No. 17 (Eder) scoring final goal. Players shaking hands and PAN UP TO final scoreboard (Brazil 5, Uruguay 1).
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Background: Soccer, and in one of the final run-up matches, to the American Cup, Brazil overwhelmed Uruguay by five goals to one, in Rio's giant Maracana Stadium.
SYNOPSIS: The first goal, though, went to Uruguay. Centre forward Victorino scored 21-minutes into the first half.
The lead was short-lived. Four minutes later Brazil's defender Edinho struck a long shot that beat Uruguay's goalkeeper for the equalising goal.
Ten minutes later came Brazil's second goal, scored by the game's star, centre forward Socrates.
Brazil's third came two minutes later, scored this time by winger Nilton Batata, from a pass by Zico.
Seven minutes from the end of the first half, Socrates scored his second, half Brazil's fourth goal...this time with a header.
The pace of the game fell away in the second half. Brazil's manager, Claudio Coutinho, had been hoping for stronger opposition than Brazil had met earlier in the month, with 6-0 win over Uruguay. Four minutes from the end Brazilian substitute Eder, took advantage of a defensive mistake to score the only goal of the half. For Brazil, it was an easy victory. For Uruguay's manager, Raul Betancor - evidence of how far his young team, whose average age is only 22, has to go before they reach world class again.