"I know [how] we can play and what mentality we have in the team".
Brazil's injured star striker (and their suspended defensive lynchpin) may have missed the humiliation, but these players were front and centre.
With the 2018 competition now just weeks away, the Germans are once again considered one of the favourites but Real Madrid midfielder Kroos believes that they can not let the hype get to them after their latest setback.
With Thomas Mueller and Mesut Ozil rested, Boateng and Toni Kroos were the only members of the Germany team which routed Brazil almost four years ago. Football's mightiest nation Brazil, on home soil, were 5-0 down after just 29 minutes of their semi-final against European heavyweights Germany.
With Brazil star Neymar still sidelined by a foot injury, head coach Tite made just one change - Fernandinho for Douglas Costa - from the side which beat Russian Federation 3-0 in Moscow on Friday.
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National Library of Medicine describing the dangers of turpentine poisoning - but the actress dismissed the evidence. Weaver said she did research turpentine afterward, and the reporter sent Haddish information from the U.S.
Students of history, however, may cringe at the overt shows of confidence less than three months before Brazil take on Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E. Historically, Brazil tend to do better at the World Cup when they go there as underdogs.
Berlin-born Boateng captained Germany after Sami Khedira failed to recover from a back injury.
Boateng was replaced Niklas Sule with 68 minutes played.
Gabriel Jesus' goal. A brilliant whipped ball from the right picked out the Manchester City striker in the middle of the area and, although his header was straight at Kevin Trapp, there was enough power on it that the German goalkeeper was helpless to prevent it going into the net to give Brazil a deserved lead.
The Manchester City forward met Willian's cross, and Trapp could only parry his header which looped over the line.
Trapp did well to deny Paulinho after the break, after Antonio Rudiger had superbly blocked Willian's low drive, with Germany struggling to get into the game.
Philippe Coutinho fired over on 56 minutes as the Selecao kept the pressure on.