Brazil national football team

men's national association football team representing Brazil

Brazil national football team is the national football team of Brazil. It is one of the most successful national teams with five World Cup titles (1958,1962,1970,1994 and 2002). It also has the most World Cup titles, with five.

Brazil
Nickname(s)Seleção (The National Squad)
Canarinho (Little Canary)
Verde-Amarela (The Green and Yellow)
AssociationConfederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachTite[1]
CaptainCasemiro[2]
Most capsCafu (142)[3][4]
Top scorerPelé (77)[5]
Home stadiumVarious
FIFA codeBRA
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA ranking
Current 3 Steady (27 May 2021)[6]
Highest1 (159 times on 8 occasions[7])
Lowest22 (6 June 2013)
First international
 Argentina 3–0 Brazil 
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 20 September 1914)[8]
Biggest win
 Brazil 14–0 Nicaragua 
(Mexico City, Mexico, 17 October 1975)[9]
Biggest defeat
 Uruguay 6–0 Brazil 
(Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920)
 Brazil 1–7 Germany 
(Belo Horizonte, Brazil; 8 July 2014)[10]
World Cup
Appearances21 (first in 1930)
Best resultChampions (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
Copa América
Appearances35 (first in 1916)
Best resultChampions (1919, 1922, 1949, 1989, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2007)
Panamerican Championship
Appearances3 (first in 1952)
Best resultChampions (1952, 1956)
Confederations Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1997)
Best resultChampions (1997, 2005, 2009, 2013)

Most appearancesEdit

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 Cafu 142 5 1990-2006
2 Roberto Carlos 125 11 1992-2006
3 Neymar 108 68 2010-
3 Cláudio Taffarel 101 0 1988-1998
4 Djalma Santos 98 3 1952-1968
5 Ronaldo 97 62 1994-2006
6 Gylmar dos Santos Neves 94 0 1953-1969
7 Pelé 92 77 1957-1971
7 Roberto Rivelino 92 26 1965-1978
9 Dunga 91 6 1987-1998
9 Dida 91 0 1995-2006

Top scorersEdit

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Pelé 77 92 1957-1971
Munna

100 50 2010-

Neymar 68 108 2010-
2 Ronaldo 62 97 1994-2006
3 Romário 55 70 1987-2005
4 Zico 52 72 1976-1986
5 Bebeto 39 75 1985-1998
6 Rivaldo 34 74 1993-2003
7 Jairzinho 33 81 1964-1982
8 Ronaldinho 32 87 1999-2013
8 Tostão 32 54 1966-1972
8 Ademir Marques de Menezes 32 39 1945-1953

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Tite aceita proposta e é substituto de Dunga no comando da Seleção", globoesporte.com, 15 June 2016, Retrieved on 15 June 2016
  2. "Fim do rodízio: Neymar volta a ser o capitão da Seleção no novo ciclo de Tite". Globoesporte.com. 6 September 2018. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. “FIFA Century Club”. FIFA. Retrieved 9 June 2018
  4. "Marcos Evangelista de Morais "CAFU" – Century of International Appearances". RSSSF. 23 July 2006. Archived from the original on 21 February 2009. Retrieved 23 January 2009.
  5. "Brazil – Record International Players". RSSSF. 7 November 2008. Retrieved 10 May 2009.
  6. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  7. 23 September 1993 until 19 November 1993, 19 April 1994 until 14 June 1994, 21 July 1994 until 16 May 2001, 3 July 2002 until 14 February 2007, 18 July 2007 until 19 September 2007, 1 July 2009 until 20 November 2009, 28 April 2010 until 14 July 2010, 6 April 2017
  8. "Argentina versus Brazil". FIFA.com (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). Retrieved 5 January 2009.
  9. [http://www.eloratings.net/Brazil.htm
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  10. "Brazil versus Germany". rowdie.co.uk.
  11. After 1988, the tournament has been restricted to squads with no more than 3 players over the age of 23, and these matches are not regarded as part of the national team's record, nor are caps awarded.
  12. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  13. 1958–63, 1965–66, 1970–74, 1978–79, 1981–83, 1986–87, 1990, 1992, 1994–00, 2002–10, 2016–2017, 2018–present