The Egypt national soccer team has never won gold at the Olympics. Surprisingly, neither has the more famed Brazilian team.
In the 2012 Games, Egypt is looking for more than just a medal. This is a team looking for respect. The Egyptian team is looking to prove it's back, and step out of the shadow of the Port Said Stadium disaster that occurred earlier this year during an Egyptian league match.
Brazil have always been the better side when these two teams have matched up against one another in international competition. For instance, in the two teams' most recent matchup, Brazil won 2-0.
Egypt will be playing for more than the average country in the London Games this summer, but the team's talent level simply doesn't match that of Brazil. It is a sure blowout.
Here are a number of other matchups which also figure to be heavily one-sided.