Posted September 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Luis Fabiano
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. The 31-year-old Sao Paulo striker says he knows he's ''running out of time'' and wants to impress the coach ahead of next year's Confederations Cup and the 2014 World Cup. The match in the central Brazilian city of Goiania is the first leg of the Superclassic of the Americas, a home-and-away series between the South American rivals. Only players from local clubs are allowed to participate.

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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...

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