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Former Brazil stars are backing Flamengo to beat Liverpool

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Cesar and Bebeto are backing Flamengo to get a result at the Club World Cup over Liverpool.

South American Champions Flamengo face off against European Champions Liverpool in the final of the Club World Cup.

While Flamengo brushed aside their semi-final opponents with relative ease, Liverpool struggled somewhat.

The Merseysiders were without defensive stalwart Virgil van Dijk.

There is still no word if the Dutchman will be fit in time for Saturday’s final.

These two factors combined are giving the retired Barzillian stars belief it is the perfect time for Flamengo to face Liverpool.

According to Goal, Cesar said:

“Flamengo have the opportunity [of winning the championship].”

“They’re very confident.”

“Flamengo have all conditions of winning this game.”

Bebeto added:

“I want that everything can go well and that we can win this title.”

“Flamengo is playing very well, they will fight for this title.”

“So, let’s go, we have to believe, always.”