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Toronto's Julio Cesar has the ability to succeed at World Cup, insists former goalkeeper

Cesar won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010 - Action Images

Julio Cesar has received a vote of confidence from the 'Goalkeepers Union' after 1966 World Cup winner Gordon Banks told reporters that the Brazilian has all the attributes to succeed at this summer's tournament.

Banks, who gained 76 caps for England between 1963 and 1972, reckons that Cesar shoudn't worry about his lack of game time this season nor the apparent poor level of football in the MLS, where he has recently joined Toronto.

"I don not think the team is a concern. The most important thing is to gain experience and play football regularly. If you do this, and do your job at a high standard, it will be fine."

"The kicks, saves, positioning, all he has to do as a keeper... he'll be at a high level. I think he will play well."

It had been suggested that Julio Cesar's World Cup spot was under threat, more still a starting berth, after moving to Canada and facing competition from the likes of Jefferson, but Brazil coach Luiz Felpe Scolari has been public in his support for the 78 times capped stopper.

 

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