Brazilians fearing France as World Cup draw looms

France are the only side with a recent history of causing Brazilian heartache who could face the Samba Boys in the group stage, but Friday's draw could also put Uruguay and Germany in a position to face the hosts in the quarter-finals.

"We lost to France in 1986 and in 1998. We lost to Uruguay at home in 1950. And Germany looks pretty strong. I hope someone else succeeds in taking them out," says Fernando Souza, a 56-year-old businessman from Salvador.

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