As we all know, Brazil is a country where almost everyone loves football. There is no doubt that football has become the most popular sport in Brazil. Brazil national team is also one of the most successful teams in the world; it has won five titles of FIFA World Cup and is ranked the first in the FIFA World Rankings.
As a powerful and excellent team, Brazil national team does have many classic matches in the World Cup. Although it only won World Cup once in 2002, the team is still a strong team in the stage of the World Cup. Players are able to play exciting and incredible games on the field. Let’s look at the team’s excellent performances in the World Cup in the 21st century.
In the 2002 World Cup, Brazil, Turkey, Costa Rica and China national teams met in one group. Players from Brazil showed amazing football techniques, winning 2-1 over Turkey, 4-0 over China and 5-2 over Costa Rica, especially in the game against China national team where the top 3 scorers(Rivaldo, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho) respectively scored a goal. Besides, Roberto Carlos also scored by a free kick. This game allowed numerous fans to see a huge difference between the first-rate team and a weak team.
In the 2006 World Cup, Brazil national team successfully made it out of the group stage and into the knockout round, winning Australia, Japan and Croatia national teams. In the quarter final players of Brazil and France national teams all performed well, but the France’s key member Zidane helped his team won the game finally.
How will the Brazil national team perform in the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Let’s look forward to the competition held from 14 June to 15 July.
There is an away football shirt for the squad to participate in the World Cup. Certainly, the shirts for women and kids are also available at online stores.
It is predominately blue and features a big five-pointed star specially designed on front of the shirt to symbolize two significant moments of in the history of the Brazil national team. The first one was that players put on a blue football jersey for the first time in the 1958 World Cup Final. The second was that they won this World Cup, which was the first time that Brazil had won the championship. Gold Nike Swoosh and iconic team badge are printed proudly on the chest. The five gold five-pointed stars above the badge represent five titles of the World Cup.
The pattern taken from Brazil national flag is put inside of the collar and surrounded by wave lines. The word “você é a seleção (your choice)” is displayed on the outer ring.
On the other hand, this away shirt 2018 is made from high-performance knitted fabric that is made by the latest Vaporknit technology. Therefore, players can run faster on the field when they put on the shirt. In addition, the visible meshes on the chest and back are accurately produced based on the real-time analysis of players’ perspiration so as to provide good breathability.