Found September 18, 2012 on
Brazil forward Luis Fabiano is looking forward to lining up alongside star name Neymar in the friendly against great rivals Argentina.
The second edition of the 'Superclasico de las Americas' will get under way with Wednesday's first leg in Goiania and will involve only players who play their club football in Brazil and Argentina.
Sao Paulo forward Luis Fabiano is expected to be paired up front with Santos man Neymar, and is hopeful they can make a telling impact against the Albicelestes at the Estadio Serra Dourada.
"I would be pleased to play alongside Neymar. A play started by him could turn the match in our favour,'' said Luis Fabiano, who has not played for the national team since the 2010 World Cup.
"He is a fantastic player. It is better to play with him than against.
"I've been unable to play frequently for Brazil due to injuries but it is up to myself to show whether I am back to stay or not."
Argentina forward Juan Manuel M...
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Luis Fabiano will enter Brazil's match against Argentina on Wednesday knowing this may be his last chance to show he still deserves a spot in the Brazilian national team.
Fabiano started for Brazil at the 2010 World Cup, but this is the first time he has been selected since coach Mano Menezes took over after the team's quarterfinal elimination in South Africa.
Atletico Mineiro missed a chance to regain the Brazilian league lead on Sunday with a 1-0 loss to Nautico that keeps the club two points behind Fluminense.
Playmaker Ronaldinho called it a ''horrible'' result for Atletico, especially after Fluminense lost at home to last-place Atletico Goianiense 2-1 on Saturday. Atletico remained on 51 points, but with a game in...