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Brazil beats Spain, 3-0, to win Confederations Cup

  • Brazil's Neymar celebrates scoring his side's 2nd goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

    Brazil's Neymar celebrates scoring his side's 2nd goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Brazil's Fred, left, and Neymar celebrate after Fred scored the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

    Brazil's Fred, left, and Neymar celebrate after Fred scored the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Brazil's Fred, left, and Neymar celebrate after Fred scored the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

    Brazil's Fred, left, and Neymar celebrate after Fred scored the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Brazil's Fred, bottom right, scores the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

    Brazil's Fred, bottom right, scores the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Brazil's Hulk, right, is challenged by Spain's Juan Mata during the soccer Confederations Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Brazil's Hulk, right, is challenged by Spain's Juan Mata during the soccer Confederations Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

  • Spanish and Brazilian players argue during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Spanish and Brazilian players argue during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

  • Brazil's Fred, left, is congratulated by Neymar  after scoring the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Brazil's Fred, left, is congratulated by Neymar after scoring the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

  • Brazil's Fred, right, celebrates with teammate Neymar after scoring his side's first goal against Spain during the soccer Confederations Cup final match at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

    Brazil's Fred, right, celebrates with teammate Neymar after scoring his side's first goal against Spain during the soccer Confederations Cup final match at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

  • Brazil's Neymar celebrates scoring his side's 2nd goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
  • Brazil's Fred, left, and Neymar celebrate after Fred scored the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
  • Brazil's Fred, left, and Neymar celebrate after Fred scored the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
  • Brazil's Fred, bottom right, scores the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
  • Brazil's Hulk, right, is challenged by Spain's Juan Mata during the soccer Confederations Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
  • Spanish and Brazilian players argue during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • Brazil's Fred, left, is congratulated by Neymar  after scoring the opening goal during the soccer Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • Brazil's Fred, right, celebrates with teammate Neymar after scoring his side's first goal against Spain during the soccer Confederations Cup final match at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Fred scored two goals and Neymar added another as host Brazil defeated world champion Spain, 3-0, to win the Confederations Cup last night as protesters clashed with riot police outside Maracana Stadium.

Brazil, a five-time world champion, beat the reigning world and European champion and ended Spain’s 29-game, three-year winning streak in competitive matches.

Fred put Brazil ahead in the second minute, Neymar doubled the lead in the 44th with his fourth goal of the tournament and Fred added his fifth in the 47th.

Brazil, which won its third straight Confederations Cup, has not lost a competitive home match since 1975.

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