Coach Tite’s eagerness to take the best from different styles & evolve following needs of the modern game has rejuvenated the Selecao
Paulinho put Brazil ahead with a superb dinked finish on 36 minutes before Neymar swung in a cross for Thiago Silva to header the Selecao's second goal with 22 minutes left in Moscow.
Paulinho was part of Luiz Felipe Scolari's side in 2014 as they were humiliated by Germany in the semi-finals, losing 7-1.
Messi's 365th goal in Spain's top flight came inside 12 minutes, with Luis Suarez adding the second before the interval and Paulinho completing the victory.
It was at the Santiago Bernabeu that Barca last tasted defeat in August as Real cruised to a 5-1 aggregate win in the Spanish Super Cup.
Lincoln, another striker Paulinho and midfield maestro Alan Souza blamed the loss to lack of finishing touches.
Paulinho scored his first goal for Barcelona late in the second half of a 2-1 win over Getafe, upholding the club's perfect start to the Spanish league on Saturday.