On Sunday night, Brazil put a lacklustre France to the sword with a much needed 3-0 win in Porto Alegre, with just one week until the start of the Confederations Cup.
While the score line was somewhat flattering to Brazil, who were poor themselves for long periods of the game, it is a result that could do wonders for their confidence ahead of coming challenges.
The result, though, says much for the attitude of the French side, who quickly lost any motivation they may have shown in the early stages. Once Brazil had taken the lead, there appeared to be little determination to seek a comeback.
Let's, then, take a look at six things that can be learned from the international friendly.