Brazil national football team

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The Brazil national football team (Seleção Brasileira de Futebol) represents Brazil in international men's association football.wikipedia
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Football in Brazil

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Brazil is administered by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), the governing body for football in Brazil.
The Brazil national football team has won the FIFA World Cup tournament five times, the most of any team, in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002.

1958 FIFA World Cup

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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.
The tournament was won by Brazil, who beat Sweden 5–2 in the final in the Stockholm suburb of Solna for their first title.

1994 FIFA World Cup

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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 won the tournament after beating Italy 3–2 in a penalty shoot-out at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California near Los Angeles, after the game had ended 0–0 after extra time.

FIFA World Cup

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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 have won five times, and they are the only team to have played in every tournament.

1962 FIFA World Cup

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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.
The qualification rounds took place between August 1960 and December 1961, with 56 teams entering from six confederations, and fourteen qualifying for the finals tournament alongside Chile, the hosts, and Brazil, the defending champions.

1970 FIFA World Cup

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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.
The tournament was won by Brazil, which defeated another two-time former champion, Italy, 4–1 in the final in Mexico City.

2013 FIFA Confederations Cup

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The seleção is likewise the most successful national team in the FIFA Confederations Cup with four titles: 1997, 2005, 2009 and 2013.
The most recent winners of the six continental championships appeared in the tournament, along with hosts Brazil and UEFA Euro 2012 runners-up Italy, who qualified because the Euro 2012 winners, Spain, had also won the most recent FIFA World Cup in 2010 thus securing a spot in the tournament.

2002 FIFA World Cup

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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.
However, the most potent team at the tournament, Brazil, prevailed, winning the final against Germany 2–0, making them the first and only country to have won the World Cup five times.

2005 FIFA Confederations Cup

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The seleção is likewise the most successful national team in the FIFA Confederations Cup with four titles: 1997, 2005, 2009 and 2013.
The tournament was won by 2002 FIFA World Cup winners Brazil, who defeated Argentina 4–1 in the final at the Waldstadion in Frankfurt.

1997 FIFA Confederations Cup

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The seleção is likewise the most successful national team in the FIFA Confederations Cup with four titles: 1997, 2005, 2009 and 2013.
It was won by Brazil, who beat Australia 6–0 in the final.

2009 FIFA Confederations Cup

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The seleção is likewise the most successful national team in the FIFA Confederations Cup with four titles: 1997, 2005, 2009 and 2013.
The tournament was won by Brazil, who retained the trophy they won in 2005 by defeating the United States 3–2 in the final.

National team appearances in the FIFA World Cup

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Brazil is the only national team to have played in all [[National team appearances in the FIFA World Cup#Comprehensive team results by tournament|World Cup editions]] without any absence nor need for playoffs.
Brazil are the only team to have appeared in all 21 tournaments to date, with Germany having participated in 19, Italy in 18, Argentina in 17 and Mexico in 16.

Uruguay national football team

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Brazil has a lot of rivals due to its successes, with notable rivalries with Argentina—known as the Superclássico das Américas in Portuguese, Italy—known as the Clásico Mundial in Spanish or the World Derby in English, Uruguay due to the traumatic Maracanazo, Colombia, whom, in recent years, have been matched in decisive and aggressive matches and Portugal, with whom they share many common cultural ties.
They won their second title in 1950, upsetting host Brazil 2–1 in the final match, which received an attendance higher than any football match ever.

World Football Elo Ratings

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In relation to ranking standings Brazil fare well, having the all-time highest average football Elo Rating, and the fourth all-time highest football Elo Rating established in 1962.

Romário

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Brazil has also produced players considered as the best of the world at their time and among the best in history, such are the cases of Pelé (widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time), Garrincha, Rivellino, Zico, Romário, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho, Adriano, Kaká, Pato, Neymar and Alisson.
Romário starred for Brazil in their 1994 FIFA World Cup success, receiving the FIFA Golden Ball as player of the tournament.

FIFA World Rankings

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In FIFA's own ranking, Brazil holds the record for most Team of the Year wins with 12.
The rankings were introduced in December 1992, and eight teams (Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain) have held the top position, of which Brazil have spent the longest ranked first.

Pelé

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Brazil has also produced players considered as the best of the world at their time and among the best in history, such are the cases of Pelé (widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time), Garrincha, Rivellino, Zico, Romário, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho, Adriano, Kaká, Pato, Neymar and Alisson.
Pelé began playing for Santos at age 15 and the Brazil national team at 16.

Cafu

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Brazil has also produced players considered as the best of the world at their time and among the best in history, such are the cases of Pelé (widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time), Garrincha, Rivellino, Zico, Romário, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho, Adriano, Kaká, Pato, Neymar and Alisson.
With 142 appearances for the Brazil national team, he is the most internationally capped Brazilian player of all time.

Roberto Carlos

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Brazil has also produced players considered as the best of the world at their time and among the best in history, such are the cases of Pelé (widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time), Garrincha, Rivellino, Zico, Romário, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho, Adriano, Kaká, Pato, Neymar and Alisson.
Roberto Carlos started playing for the Brazil national team in 1992.

Neymar

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Brazil has also produced players considered as the best of the world at their time and among the best in history, such are the cases of Pelé (widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time), Garrincha, Rivellino, Zico, Romário, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho, Adriano, Kaká, Pato, Neymar and Alisson.
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior (born 5 February 1992), commonly known as Neymar Jr. or simply Neymar, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team.

Argentina national football team

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Brazil has a lot of rivals due to its successes, with notable rivalries with Argentina—known as the Superclássico das Américas in Portuguese, Italy—known as the Clásico Mundial in Spanish or the World Derby in English, Uruguay due to the traumatic Maracanazo, Colombia, whom, in recent years, have been matched in decisive and aggressive matches and Portugal, with whom they share many common cultural ties. They share with France and Argentina 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.
Argentina, Brazil and France are the only national teams that have won the three most important men's titles recognized by FIFA: the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, and the Olympic tournament.

Zico

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Brazil has also produced players considered as the best of the world at their time and among the best in history, such are the cases of Pelé (widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time), Garrincha, Rivellino, Zico, Romário, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho, Adriano, Kaká, Pato, Neymar and Alisson.
With 48 goals in 71 official appearances for Brazil, Zico is fifth highest goalscorer for his national team.

Spain national football team

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They also share with Spain a record of 35 consecutive matches undefeated.
Also between November 2006 and June 2009, Spain went undefeated for a record-equalling 35 consecutive matches, a record shared with Brazil.

Alisson

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Brazil has also produced players considered as the best of the world at their time and among the best in history, such are the cases of Pelé (widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time), Garrincha, Rivellino, Zico, Romário, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho, Adriano, Kaká, Pato, Neymar and Alisson.
Alisson Ramses Becker (, born 2 October 1992), commonly known as Alisson, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil national team.

Adriano (footballer, born 1982)

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Brazil has also produced players considered as the best of the world at their time and among the best in history, such are the cases of Pelé (widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time), Garrincha, Rivellino, Zico, Romário, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho, Adriano, Kaká, Pato, Neymar and Alisson.
Making his Brazil debut at 18, Adriano was considered the long-term successor to Ronaldo.