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Brazil Football Team Squad For World Cup 2014 Players Roster

Brazil Football Team Squad For World Cup 2014 Players Roster

Brazil Football team squad for 2014 FIFA World Cup is declared along with captain name. The host nation is organizing this world cup for second time in the history of football. After winning FIFA World Cup 5 times, Brazil is the most successful team which is also one of the strongest competitor of this world tournament. Being hosting nation, Brazil qualified for the finals. They’ll play their first match against Croatia which is an opening game of the summer world cup. Check out the complete team squad of Brazil for 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Brazil Team Squad For 2014 World Cup

Brazil Team Squad For World Cup 2014 Players

No. Player name Club
GOALKEEPERS
1 Jefferson Botafogo
12 Julio Cesar Toronto
DEFENDERS
2 Dani Alves Barcelona
3 Tiago Silva [C] Paris Saint Germain
4 David Luiz Chelsea
5 Rafinha Bayern Munich
17 Maxwell Paris Saint Germain
6 Marcelo Real Madrid
13 Dante Bayern Munich
MIDFIELDERS
8 Fernandinho Manchester City
11 Oscar Chelsea
14 Willian Chelsea
16 Ramires Chelsea
17 Luiz Gustavo Wolfsburg
18 Paulinho Tottenham Hotspur
88 Hernanes Inter Milan
FORWARDS
7 Hulk Zenit Saint Petersburg
9 Fred Fluminense
10 Neymar Barcelona
20 Bernard Shakhtar Donetsk
21 Jo Atletico Mineiro

The Paris Saint Germain club captain Thiago Silva will be the captain of this team. Under the captaincy of Silva, Brazil lifted the trophy of Confederation cup defeating the defending world cup champions Spain in the final by 3-0 last year in his home. The defender was also awarded with Olympic Silver Medal in 2012 London Olympics. he was part of UEFA team of the year 2013 & FIFPro World Xi 2013.

Brazil World Cup Performance

Brazil Performance in World Cup

Brazil national football team is the only which played all world cups in history. They have won this tournament one more occasions than any other national football team. So far, the team played 19 world cups & this is the twentieth appearance of Brazil. Last time, Brazil won world cup of 2002 which was organized in Japan & South Korea.

Brazil Total Appearances in World Cup: 20

Best Results: Champions in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002

The Green & Yellow played their first ever international match against Argentina on 20 September 1914. In that game, Argentina defeat them with clean sheet of 3-0. On 17 October 1975, Brazil made biggest victory over Nicaragua by 14-0.

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Legend Pele is the top goal scorer of this national team who is known for scoring 77 goals after playing 92 international games. He played his first match on 7th July 1957 & is also the player who played maximum world cups. In second list of Brazil Top goal scorer, there is Ronaldo who scored 62 goals in 98 games followed by Ramiro scoring 55 times in 70 games.

Brazil Schedule for 2014 FIFA World Cup

Match Date Opponent Venue
1 12 June 2014 Croatia Arena de Sao Paulo
17 17 June 2014 Mexico Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza
33 23 June 2014 Cameroon Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha

The host nation is scheduled in Group A with Croatia, Mexico & Cameroon. On 12 June 2014, Brazil players will play their first world cup match against Croatia at Arena de Sao Paulo. Thereafter, their next match is against Cameroon which will be played on 13th June 2014 at Arena das Dunas, Natal

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