The start of the 2014 World Cup is now less than 500 days away from starting.
There has already been a tremendous amount of speculation surrounding the next winner of world football's most famous trophy.
Sides like Argentina, Germany and Spain have been endlessly linked to capturing the prize.
However, Brazil, who is hosting the World Championship for the first time in 64 years, is not the overwhelming favorite to capture the trophy. This is due in large part to inconsistent play, along with a predominately young squad.
However, there is still hope. Luiz Felipe Scolari is now managing the squad, and they still have a little more than a year before they take to the pitch in the opening fixture of the 2014 World Cup.
Here are 10 reasons why a Brazilian triumph is possible.