The FIFA World Cup, or just called the World Cup or FédérationInternationale de Football Association is an international association football competition held every four years. FIFA world cup 2018 is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018. The world has eyes directed toward the Brazilian team like every FIFA world cup because Brazil is best known for its world best performance in the football World Cup.
Last update 23 Nov 2017 it has appeared 20 teams, making them the only team which participated in every FIFA world cup. It has won five tournaments. On 23 November 2017, they are ranked second best in FIFA ranking positions. On Tuesday 28 March 2017, Brazil became the first team from CONMEBOL to book their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
Brazil is scheduled to play its first match against Switzerland on June 17, 2018.
As of 20th February 2018 according to CNN sports15/23 players are decided by the coach Tita, which are as follows:
Brazil Squad for FIFA World Cup 2018
- Alisson, GK
- Dani Alves, DEF
- Marquinhos, DEF
- Thiago Silva, DEF
- Miranda, DEF
- Marcelo, DEF
- Casemiro, MID
- Fernandinho, MID
- Willian, MID
- Renato Augusto, MID
- Paulinho, MID
- Coutinho, MID
- Neymar, FWD
- Roberto Firmino, FWD
- Gabriel Jesus, FWD
The list is still open of the change and not finalized yet.
Brazil is scheduled three times in phase one of the tournament. They are categorized in Group E First off against Switzerland, second off against, Costa Rica and third chance against Serbia. The first match will be at Rostov Arena, Rostov-On-Don on 21:00 local time on 17th June. The second match will be in Saint Petersburg Stadium on local time 15:00 on 22th of June and third match will be in Spartak Stadium, in Moscow on local time 21:00 on 27th of June.
Brazil schedule for FIFA World Cup 2018
17th June 2018: Brazil vs Switzerland: 11 PM IST
22nd June 2018: Brazil vs Costa Rica: 5 PM IST
27th June 2018: Serbia vs Brazil: 11 PM IST
Read about Group A schedule here.
Brazil Injury Reports for World Cup 2018
Let’s check out latest injury reports and team news of Brazil for FIFA World cup 2018.
Neymar is the highest scoring, world’s best player according to the critics. However, he is subject of worries over the race to make into the player list of FIFA team. He is now three months from the public to get healed. He was injured in the French league. PSG (his club) announced that Neymar had a cracked the fifth metatarsal in his right foot, along with an ankle injury.
That diagnosis was questioned by Lasmar, his club physician. who said it was not a simple fissure, but “a meaningful fracture in a toe in the middle of his foot.”
It is recently becoming a news headline that Neymar has undergone successful surgery on broken metatarsal, and there is hope for him to lead the Brazilian team to FIFA world cup proudly.
Earlier this year on 16 January 2018, Ronaldinho has confirmed his retirement from football through his brother: he said “He has stopped, it is ended. Let’s do something pretty big and nice after the Russia World Cup, probably in August.” That mean for more updates on his retirement, we have to wait until the end of the world cup.
Vinicius Jr, also known as Vinicius junior dream to enter in the squad of 2018 world cup. He is the youngest player in the club, but his talent is enough to become decent selection at the time. He showed his admiration for star Ronaldinho and said, “Recently I spoke with Ronaldinho” he said, “and he told me that they always select among a young player. ” He further adds in his interview that. “He has always been told to stay vigil. So that if the opportunity shows up. I should be ready. I keep this in my mind.”