Argentina start with the same team that defeated Mexico in the semi-final, with Tevez keeping his place despite Crespo’s return from injury.
For Brazil Elano comes in for suspended captain Gilberto Silva, with Juan wearing the armband in his absence.
Zanetti – Ayala – Milito – Heinze
Verón – Mascherano – Cambiasso
Tevez – Messi
Maicon – Alex – Juan – Gilberto
Mineiro – Josué – Elano
Robinho – Vagner Love