"He should go and live in Argentina, become an Argentine citizen, resign as president and maybe Brazil will improve in some way or another."
-- Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar
after Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
sparked controversy on Friday after praising the fighting spirit of Argentina's
players, especially forward Lionel Messi
. Brazil soccer has come under attack after Brazil failed to score in its last three games and dropped to a modest
fifth in the South American World Cup qualifying group. Brazil also fell to archrival Argentina at the Olympics.