RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The captain of five-time World Cup champions Brazil, former right-back Cafu, stays connected to soccer as an ambassador for Qatar’s legacy at the 2022 World Cup. In that role, he keeps a close eye on which teams are favorites to win the title at the competition, which begins in a year and two months.
In addition to Brazil and Argentina, who he sees as the major powers in South America, the 51-year-old former player has singled out seven European teams as possible favorites to win the first World Cup in the . . .