A term that is known by the soccer world, the Brazilian stars made soccer not seem like a sport, but as in art. Not only how the Brazilians made it look easy passing through their opponents’ defense, their frontline was incredible, they were unstoppable.
From the 16 year old kid from Minas Gerais who conquered the world in the 1950 World Cup held in Sweden, to the likes of the new generation of Brazilian stars; Neymar, Phillipe Coutinho, and others are in pursuit of one dream: World Cup Glory.
Many people see them as a potential winner for the title, but their task won’t be easy as they could potentially come across world giants like Argentina their bitter rival, the likes of Spain even France. The way to World glory doesn’t sound so easy but not impossible. June 17th they go on that journey as they will face Switzerland at the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don. Following that match they will face-off against Costa Rica and Serbia it should be an easy group for them as they can potentially clinch the first place of their group.
One thing for sure, that many people are asking themselves is if Neymar will be totally fit for the World Cup. During a Ligue 1 fixture against rivals Olympique de Marseille on February 25th, Neymar fractured the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot. He traveled to Belo Horizonte and underwent a successful operation on his foot. As he is sidelined for about 3 months, which puts him on the verge of barely making it to be fully fit for the World Cup.
Brazil has a lot of talent out there with their stars all over Europe, but will they be able to perform on the world’s largest competition of them all? We will soon come to realize if they go on and redeem themselves from a 7-1 disaster against the Germans and finally have a sixth star on their crest.