With FIFA Women's World Cup™ winners Japan set to welcome USA and Brazil in a newly-created three-nation tournament, FIFA.com takes a closer look at the most memorable matches between the elite sides.
FIFA.com reviews the action in Group D, where Brazil won all of their three games to progress to the quarter-finals, and Australia narrowly edged out Norway to join them.
An improved second-half showing from group winners Brazil saw them defeat Equatorial Guinea 3-0 at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Stadium in Frankfurt.
Despite starring for Brazil, one of the world's finest women’s sides, Cristiane feels an over demanding public has denied her and her colleagues their due recognition.
The Germany 2011 Welcome Tour touched down in Brazil on 21 March, with President Steffi Jones and Co finding the Seleção camp in confident mood.
Excitement aplenty was guaranteed for Group D at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011™ with the inclusion of two genuine forces on the global scene in Brazil and Norway.