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Brazil




Federation founded: 1914
FIFA member since: 1923
Confederation: CONMEBOL
Colours: Yellow with green borders, blue and white
Nicknames: Canarinho, Seleção
World Cups qualified for: 20 (of 20)
Best results: Champions 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 104 W 70 D 17 L 17 GF 221 GA 102 Pts 227
Brazil are 1st on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 First round 6 Squad
1934 First round 14 Squad Qualifiers
1938 Semifinal 3 Squad Qualifiers
1950 Runners-up 2 Squad Hosts
1954 Quarterfinal 5 Squad Qualifiers
1958 Champions 1 Squad Qualifiers
1962 Champions 1 Squad
1966 First round 11 Squad
1970 Champions 1 Squad Qualifiers
1974 Second phase 4 Squad
1978 Second phase 3 Squad Qualifiers
1982 Second phase 5 Squad Qualifiers
1986 Quarterfinal 5 Squad Qualifiers
1990 Round of 16 9 Squad Qualifiers
1994 Champions 1 Squad Qualifiers
1998 Runners-up 2 Squad Qualifiers
2002 Champions 1 Squad Qualifiers
2006 Quarterfinal 5 Squad Qualifiers
2010 Quarterfinal 6 Squad Qualifiers
2014 Semifinal 4 Squad Hosts

TEAM RECORDS
Champions 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002
Finalists 1950, 1998
Semifinalists (or top 4) 1938, 1974, 1978, 2014
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) 1930, 1954, 1982, 1986, 2006
2010
Biggest win 7-1 vs Sweden 1950
Biggest loss 1-7 vs Germany 2014
Most wins in a row 11
Most losses in a row 2
Longest unbeaten run 13
Longest run without win 4
Longest run qualifying 20 (every tournament)
Longest run not qualifying 0
Penalty shoot-outs 3 wins, 1 loss
BRA vs Europe W42 - D14 - L15
BRA vs South America W10 - D2 - L2
BRA vs Asia W3 - D0 - L0
BRA vs Africa W7 - D0 - L0
BRA vs N/C America W6 - D1 - L0
BRA vs Oceania W2 - D0 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Cafu 20 1994-06
Ronaldo 19 1998-06
Dunga 18 1990-98
Taffarel 18 1990-98
Lucio 17 2002-10
Roberto Carlos 17 1998-06
Gilberto Silva 16 2002-10
Jairzinho 16 1966-74
Bebeto 15 1990-98
Didi 15 1954-62
Nilton Santos 15 1954-62
Roberto Rivelino 15 1970-78

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Ronaldo 15 1998-06
Pelé 12 1958-70
Jairzinho 9 1966-74
Vava 9 1958-62
Ademir 8 1950
Leonidas 8 1934-38
Rivaldo 8 1998-02
Careca 7 1986-90
Bebeto 6 1990-98
Roberto Rivelino 6 1970-78
Garrincha 5 1958-66
Romario 5 1990-94
Zico 5 1978-86


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1930 1R Yugoslavia L 1-2 1R Bolivia W 4-0 1934 1R Spain L 1-3 1938 1R Poland [aet] W 6-5 QF Czechoslovakia [aet] D 1-1 Czechoslovakia [replay] W 2-1 SF Italy L 1-2 3/4 Sweden W 4-2 1950 1R Mexico W 4-0 1R Switzerland D 2-2 1R Yugoslavia W 2-0 FG Sweden W 7-1 FG Spain W 6-1 FG Uruguay L 1-2 1954 1R Mexico W 5-0 1R Yugoslavia [aet] D 1-1 QF Hungary L 2-4 1958 1R Austria W 3-0 1R England D 0-0 1R Soviet Union W 2-0 QF Wales W 1-0 SF France W 5-2 F Sweden W 5-2 1962 1R Mexico W 2-0 1R Czechoslovakia D 0-0 1R Spain W 2-1 QF England W 3-1 SF Chile W 4-2 F Czechoslovakia W 3-1 1966 1R Bulgaria W 2-0 1R Hungary L 1-3 1R Portugal L 1-3 1970 1R Czechoslovakia W 4-1 1R England W 1-0 1R Romania W 3-2 QF Peru W 4-2 SF Uruguay W 3-1 F Italy W 4-1 1974 1R Yugoslavia D 0-0 1R Scotland D 0-0 1R Zaïre W 3-0 2Ph East Germany W 1-0 2Ph Argentina W 2-1 2Ph Netherlands L 0-2 3/4 Poland L 0-1 1978 1R Sweden D 1-1 1R Spain D 0-0 1R Austria W 1-0 2Ph Peru W 3-0 2Ph Argentina D 0-0 2Ph Poland W 3-1 3/4 Italy W 2-1 1982 1R Soviet Union W 2-1 1R Scotland W 4-1 1R New Zealand W 4-0 2Ph Argentina W 3-1 2Ph Italy L 2-3 1986 1R Spain W 1-0 1R Algeria W 1-0 1R Northern Ireland W 3-0 2R Poland W 4-0 QF France [3-4 ap] D 1-1 1990 1R Sweden W 2-1 1R Costa Rica W 1-0 1R Scotland W 1-0 2R Argentina L 0-1 1994 1R Russia W 2-0 1R Cameroon W 3-0 1R Sweden D 1-1 2R United States W 1-0 QF Netherlands W 3-2 SF Sweden W 1-0 F Italy [3-2 ap] D 0-0 1998 1R Scotland W 2-1 1R Morocco W 3-0 1R Norway L 1-2 2R Chile W 4-1 QF Denmark W 3-2 SF Netherlands [4-2 ap] D 1-1 F France L 0-3 2002 1R Turkey W 2-1 1R China W 4-0 1R Costa Rica W 5-2 2R Belgium W 2-0 QF England W 2-1 SF Turkey W 1-0 F Germany W 2-0 2006 1R Croatia W 1-0 1R Australia W 2-0 1R Japan W 4-1 2R Ghana W 3-0 QF France L 0-1 2010 1R North Korea W 2-1 1R Côte d'Ivoire W 3-1 1R Portugal D 0-0 2R Chile W 3-0 QF Netherlands L 1-2 2014 1R Croatia W 3-1 1R Mexico D 0-0 1R Cameroon W 4-1 2R Chile [3-2 ap] D 1-1 QF Colombia W 2-1 SF Germany L 1-7 3/4 Netherlands L 0-3

 

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