Pele won the World Cup for Brazil in 1958, 1962 and 1970

Brazil is said to be the most successful football nation in all categories of FIFA organized football tournaments. Brazil is all about football and that’s why they have proved it by providing the highest number of footballers in the top five European leagues.

In Youth Level football Brazil has been very outstanding winning the FIFA U-20 World Cup five (5)times in 1983, 1985, 1993, 2003, 2011. They have also won the FIFA U-17 World Cup in three occasions (1997, 1999 and 2003) a record only bettered by an African Country Nigeria who has won it a record four times.

In female football, although Brazil have not won the World at this category but they were runners-up in 2007 when they were defeated by Germany 2-0 in the final which was hosted in China.. They have produced best footballers like Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pel (pictured inset) who is widely regarded to be the greatest player of all time, Garrnicha, Ronaldo de Lima, Ronaldinho, Rivaldo, Romario and currently Neymar.

Germany is regarded as the best European nation in terms of football having won four world Cups including the last 2014 World Cup hosted in Brazil.

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Brazil have produced world famous footballers who have won the FIFA World best players more than any other country. They have won five world cups in Men Category more than any other country