With five championships to their credit, "A Selecao" now seek a sixth title on home soil in Brazil.
While it's a balanced 2014 squad for Luiz Felipe Scolari, the pressure will be placed on Barcelona dynamo Neymar, who seems prepared to shoulder the load.
He scored just three minutes into the Confederations Cup a year ago. Any replication might just mean a World Cup title for the birthplace of "Joga bonito."
Can Neymar and his teammates shrug off the pressure to bring the home fans a much-coveted title? Find out in this video and leave a comment below.