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Seleção skipper Thiago Silva: I feel ready to win the World Cup

Thiago Silva will hope to lift silverware again -
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Brazil captain Thiago Silva has warned Seleção that success will only be winning the World Cup this year and nothing else.

The Paris Saint-Germain defender spoke to French newspaper Le Monde recently with Football Espana quoting the 29-year-old.

He revealed Brazil’s goal is to win the World Cup and that second or third will not quantify as success.

Silva said: “We will not accept second or third. We’ll only accept first place, world champions.

“That’s our only goal and we are going to work for that. I know it will be difficult but we have the opportunity to make history. I just feel ready to win the World Cup in Brazil.”

The PSG and Brazil skipper also commented on the anticipated protests, which occurring in the Confederations Cup last year and are likely to happen again during this tournament.

Silva’s message to the fans was leave violence behind, he added: “I hope it’s a quiet World Cup. I support a peaceful project, without violence.”

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