Brazil are in London preparing to take on Roy Hodgson's England side on Wednesday night, in what will be their first fixture under the management of Luiz Felipe Scolari for 11 years.
On that occasion, of course, he guided the Seleção to World Cup glory in Yokohama. Now, though, the immediate challenge is England, with the long-term aim must be repeating that global triumph at next year's tournament.
The fixture at Wembley is one of the most intriguing friendlies that either side has played in some time. Both have much to prove and both will feel that victory in this one fixture can provide a much-needed boost to their 2014 ambitions.
Now, while there will no doubt be many who disagree with my thoughts, let's take a look at five bold predictions I've come up with, looking ahead to the big match.