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The 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place in Russia from Thursday, June 14 and eFocusLive.com Sports Desk throws more light on the Brazilian National team.
We take you through a guide to squad list, manager, key record in the FIFA World Cup and many more.
NICKNAME: Seleção (The Squad)
FLAG: It is a blue disc depicting a starry sky spanned by a curved band inscribed with the national motto “Ordem e Progresso”, within a yellow rhombus, on a green field.
FIFA WORLD RANKING: 2nd
HEAD COACH: Tite
STAR PLAYERS: Neymar, Roberto Firmino, Marcelo
RISING STAR: Gabriel Jesus
GROUP: Group E
GROUP OPPONENTS: Costa Rica, Serbia, Switzerland
KEY RECORD: Won the World Cup 5 times | 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002
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Goalkeepers: Alisson (Roma), Ederson (Manchester City), Cassio (Corinthians).
Defenders: Danilo (Manchester City), Fagner (Corinthians), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Thiago Silva, Marquinhos (both PSG), Miranda (Inter Milan), Pedro Geromel (Gremio).
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Paulinho (Barcelona), Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona), Willian (Chelsea), Douglas Costa (Juventus).
Forward: Neymar (PSG), Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool)