Kaka says Brazil will have to be extra focused during its preparation for the World Cup if it wants to have a shot at winning its sixth title next year in South Africa.

The Real Madrid playmaker tells the Estado de S. Paulo newspaper in its weekend editions that the two weeks before football’s biggest showcase “will be key” for Brazil’s preparation ahead of the tournament.

Kaka says Brazil will need to be focused to avoid the off-field problems that many blamed for the team’s early departure from the 2006 World Cup, when it fell to France in the quarterfinals.

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