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Julio Cesar heroics lift Brazil

Published 2058 GMT (0458 HKT) July 3, 2014
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Julio Cesar was Brazil's stand-out performer in the penalty shoot out against Chile. His two saves helped Brazil through to the quarterfinals. Buda Mendes/Getty Images
Julio Cesar makes a fantastic save to keep Croatian forward Olic from putting the ball into the back of the net in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup Dimtar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images
Cesar celebrates Neymar's first goal against Cameroon which would help ensure their qualification into the knockout stages of the World Cup and a thrilling encounter against Chile. Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images
With the weight of the country's expectations on the squad, Cesar and the Brazilian team have been training hard to bring the trophy back to Brazil. Buda Mendes/Getty Images
The QPR keeper spent six months on loan at MLS side Toronto FC before the World Cup in order to have some game time. His save against David Teixeira of Dallas FC earned him the "MLS Save of the Week" in Week 7 of the MLS season. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
With a quarterfinal match against surprise package Colombia looming, Cesar will have to be on top form if he is to keep out Golden Boot candidate and free-scoring James Rodriguez of Colombia. Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images