Brazil celebrates victory with an eye to the World Cup

Brazil's national team have been celebrating their win against Spain in the final of the Confederations Cup.

The Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro erupted into wild applause at the final whistle, in what is being seen as a warm-up act for the World Cup which is to be held there next year.

Brazil celebrates their victory over Spain in the Confederations Cup final Credit: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
Brazil's players celebrate on the podium with the trophy Credit: REUTERS/Jorge Silva
Brazil wave to the crowd after their victory over Spain Credit: REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker