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Brazil Football Team

The Brazil national football team also known as Seleção which is a Portuguese word. Canarinho is a popular nickname of Brazil football team. Canarinho means little canary (a species of bird commonly found in Brazil which has a vivid yellow color). The shirts used by the Brazil team resemble with the color of little canary.

Brazil is five times winner of FIFA world cup. Brazil first won the world cup in 1958. Following 1958 Brazil won the world cup trophy in 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. Being crowned the FIFA world cup five times Brazil has become the most successful national team of the tournament. Brazil holds a record of most victory (70 victories in 104 matches) and most goal difference (119 goals). Brazil is the only national team which played in all World Cup editions without any absence and she never needs to play the playoff matches.

Top scorer of Brazil is Pelé with 77 goals in 92 games. Pelé was the winning member of 1958, 1962 and 1970 world cup and he is the only player ever to do so.

Brazil qualifies to Russia world cup by becoming the CONMEBOL (South America) champion. Brazil is one of the most favorite teams of Russia world cup 2018. Brazil has a strong squad of present football. Neymar, recently moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain in a transaction worth €222 million which making him the world’s most expensive player, is the key player for Brazil in 2018 Russia world cup. Besides Neymar, Brazil has a flock of promising players for Russia world cup.

Let’s have a look of Brazilian squad for Russia world cup 2018

 

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
GK

GK

GK

Alisson

Ederson

Neto

Oct. 2, 1992 (age 25)

Aug. 17, 1993 (age 24)

July 19, 1989 (age 28)

Roma

Manchester City

Valencia

DF

DF

DF

DF

DF

DF

DF

Dani Alves (Captain)

Thiago Silva

Marcelo

Miranda

Filipe Luís

Marquinhos

Alex Sandro

May 6, 1983 (age 34)

Sep. 22, 1984 (age 33)

May 12, 1988 (age 29)

Sep 7, 1984 (age 33)

Sep. 9, 1985 (age 32)

May 14, 1994 (age 23)

Jan. 26, 1991 (age 27)

Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain

Real Madrid

Internazionale

Atlético Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain

Juventus

MF

MF

MF

MF

MF

MF

MF

MF

Willian

Paulinho

Fernandinho

Philippe Coutinho

Renato Augusto

Casemiro

Giuliano

Fred

August 9, 1988 (age 29)

July 25, 1988 (age 29)

May 4, 1985 (age 32)

June 12, 1992 (age 25)

Feb. 8, 1988 (age 30)

Feb. 23, 1992 (age 26)

May 31, 1990 (age 27)

March 5, 1993 (age 25)

Chelsea

Barcelona

Manchester City

Barcelona

Beijing Sinobo Guoan

Real Madrid

Fenerbahçe

Shakhtar Donetsk

FW

FW

FW

FW

FW

Neymar

Douglas Costa

Roberto Firmino

Gabriel Jesus

Taison

Feb. 5, 1992 (age 26)

Sep. 14, 1990 (age 27)

Oct. 2, 1991 (age 26)

April 3, 1997 (age 21)

Jan. 13, 1988 (age 30)

Paris Saint-Germain

Juventus

Liverpool

Manchester City

Shakhtar Donetsk

 

Brazil is also the most successful national team in the FIFA Confederations Cup with four titles: 1997, 2005, 2009 and 2013. Brazil won its first Olympic gold medal in 2016 led by Neymar. Prior to that victory on home ground, the Olympic football tournament was the only international competition in football organized by FIFA that Brazil had never won.

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