With 11 member of Luiz Felipe Scolari’s FIFA Confederations Cup squad, plus the likes of Alexandre Pato, Diego Forlan, Ronaldinho and Clarence Seedorf on show, the Brasileirao 2013 promises much.
Freddy Adu scored twice as Philadelphia Union beat Houston Dynamos 3-1 to end an eight-game winless streak and remain in play-off contention, while DC United defeated Chivas USA.
Philadelphia Union came from behind to beat
The title winners in Bolivia as well as in a host of Brazilian state championships became known at the weekend. Join FIFA.com for a look at the continent’s leading leagues.
Estudiantes hit the front in Argentina, Chivas USA pulled off the surprise result of the weekend in Major League Soccer and Mexico’s northern clubs continued their strong challenges.
California, Kansas and Tennessee play host to the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic qualifying tournament between Thursday 22 March and Tuesday 2 April which sees the finalists reaching London 2012.