Confederations Cup 2013: Brazil, Japan, Mexico & Italy profiles

BBC Sport's Dan Walker profiles the four teams that make up Group A at the 2013 Confederations Cup.

Hosts Brazil are joined in group A by AFC Asian Cup champions Japan, Concacaf Gold Cup winners Mexico and Euro 2012 runners-up Italy.

The tournament, which features live coverage across the BBC, is being held in Brazil one year before the World Cup.

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