Brazil

Brazil

FIFA Ranking: 2nd
The Brazil national football team represents Brazil in international men's association football. Brazil is administered by the Brazilian Football Confederation , the governing body for football in Brazil. They have been a member of the FIFA since 1923 and member of the CONMEBOL since 1916.

Brazil is the most successful national team in the FIFA World Cup, the main football international competition, being crowned winner five times: 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. Brazil also has the best overall performance in the World Cup, both in proportional and absolute terms, with a record of 70 victories in 104 matches played, 119 goal difference, 227 points, and 17 losses. Brazil is the only national team to have played in all World Cup editions without any absence nor need for playoffs. The seleção is likewise the most successful national team in the FIFA Confederations Cup with four titles: 1997, 2005, 2009 and 2013.

In relation to ranking standings Brazil fare well, having the all-time highest average football Elo Rating, and the third all time highest football Elo Rating established in 1962, only behind the Hungary Golden Team of 1954 and the German team of 2014. Many commentators, experts and former players have considered the Brazil team of 1970 to be the greatest football team ever; while other Brazilian teams are also highly estimated and regularly appear listed among the best teams of all time, such as the Brazil teams of 1958-62, with honorary mentions for the gifted 1982 side.

Brazil is the only national team to have won the World Cup on four different continents: once in Europe , once in South America , twice in North America and once in Asia . They share with France, Argentina and Germany the feat to have won the three most important men's football titles recognized by FIFA: the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, and the Olympic tournament. They also share with Spain a record of 35 consecutive matches undefeated. A common quip about football is: 'Os ingleses o inventaram, os brasileiros o aperfeiçoaram' . Description provided by Wikipedia

The Brazil Squad

1. Gabriel Jesus Brazil 12.9m fans 966.1
2. Roberto Firmino Brazil 8.5m fans 916.5
3. Fernandinho Brazil 4.1m fans 902.5
4. Neymar Brazil 207.7m fans 898.4
5. Willian Brazil 17.4m fans 896.4
6. Marcelo Brazil 64.1m fans 893.2
7. Philippe Coutinho Brazil 23.5m fans 880.8
8. Danilo Brazil 2.6m fans 870.3
9. Casemiro Brazil 15.3m fans 869.8
10. Thiago Silva Brazil 14.7m fans 869.1
11. Ederson Brazil 1.7m fans 843.3
12. Filipe Luis Brazil 6.9m fans 835.5
13. Douglas Costa Brazil 6.2m fans 830.4
14. Paulinho Brazil 6.8m fans 805.5
15. Marquinhos Brazil 3.8m fans 798.9
16. Renato Augusto Brazil 1.1m fans 664.4
17. Fagner Brazil 1.1m fans 662.2
18. Cássio Ramos Brazil 989.8k fans 651.9
19. Pedro Geromel Brazil 932.2k fans 646.1
20. Miranda Brazil 324.5k fans 552.5
21. Taison Brazil 319.8k fans 549.6

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