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It is in the nature of sport to make a mockery of predictions. The best bit of TV commentary on the 1970 World Cup is the BBC’s response to Pelé’s team of all the talents falling behind in their opening game after a horrendous piece of defending: “And Brazil … have confirmed everything we ever knew about them,” crows the voice down the line from Guadalajara.