Kaka feels neighbors Argentina will look to bounce back against Argentina, after a poor start to the world cup qualifying.
Argentina have just one point from games against Ecuador and Paraguay and need a win, should they ever want to make it to Russia.
Argentina will be without Lionel Messi, Kun Aguero and it is unlikely for Carlos Tevez to be fit against Brazil.
But Kaka is convinced the troubles will only serve as a motivation for the Albiceleste who are in desperate need of a win.
He told Globoesporte: “They have not won a match yet. It is one more motivation to beat Brazil. They will have that chance on Thursday. We come from a good game against Venezuela [a 3-1 win] and we need to keep that pace.”
The former AC Milan and Real Madrid playmaker’s importance to Brazil has waned over recent years, but he is hoping to earn a place in Dunga’s starting XI at Estadio Monumental.
“Of course everyone wants to play, but it’s important everyone knows their responsibility. I’m not here to be on the bench,” he said. “I am here to fight for a place, but always in a fair, correct, way and with respect for the coach’s position.
“I come after a good end to the season [Orlando failed to make the MLS play-offs] without physical problems, and ready to fight for a spot.”
Kaka, 33, is hoping Brazil can replicate their 3-1 win of 2009 which clinched a berth at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
He said: “It’s not easy to play against Argentina. It is always a great game. We know how difficult it will be but we can win.
“We have the experience of 2009. It was a nice game because we claimed a place at the 2010 World Cup. I remember much of the party that we had after the match.”
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