"I never imagined I would be part of this huge celebration, the World Cup, happening in my own country", the soloist from the Vienna State Opera said.
"You have to trust, you dream", he told reporters after moving joint third on Brazil's all-time scoring chart, level with Romario on 55.
The 44-year-old said in a statement on Monday that performing at the World Cup was "a boyhood dream" and it would be "an unforgettable show".
Saudi Arabia head into the tournament on the back of three straight defeats at the hands of Italy, Peru and Germany, but they showed enough in those games, particularly against Italy and Germany, to show they have a realistic chance of pipping Russian Federation and Egypt to the second spot behind Group A favorites Uruguay. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reckons Brazil will win its sixth World Cup, basing its forecast on data mining, machine learning and econometrics.
Argentina lost the 2014 World Cup final 1-0 to Germany after extra time, before suffering successive defeats by Chile on penalties at the Copa America in 2015 and 2016.
But in every World Cup, a new superstar will emerge.
Tempers had flared just before that with the Brazilians taking exception to tasty tackles on Neymar and Coutinho. By cycling through alternative combinations of variables, we get a sense of which characteristics matter for success and which stay on the bench. "We deserved the victory, we played very well", added Barcelona forward Coutinho to the Brazilian FA.
The five-time World Cup winners beat Croatia at Anfield, and, on Sunday, hit Austria for three without reply, including a stunning goal from Neymar.
Philippe Coutinho got in on the act six minutes later and the Barcelona playmaker also crashed against the crossbar as Tite's side sounded a statement of intent ahead of Russian Federation 2018.
The house will not only be open to Mexico fans, but fans from all over the World. but guests from all over the world.