Brazil World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds




Brazil players celebrate with fans - Brazil World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds - Jonathan Brady/PA
Brazil players celebrate with fans - Brazil World Cup 2022 squad list, fixtures and latest odds - Jonathan Brady/PA  

Veteran defender Dani Alves will become Brazil's oldest World Cup captain in their final group game against Cameroon on Friday.

The 39-year-old former Barcelona full-back was controversially included in head coach Tite's squad for Qatar 2022 amid reports it was to act as a minder for close friend Neymar.

Alves, who now plays in Mexico for UNAM Pumas, will wear the skipper's armband as Tite prepares to make changes, with top spot in Group G guaranteed if they avoid defeat against Cameroon.

Alves, who has recovered from a knee injury to compete at his third World Cup finals, said: "For me it represents the fact that I can wear the Brazil jersey. It makes me very proud to be here.

"I've been with the Brazilian squad for many years and to be able to wrap up this cycle, playing a World Cup, makes me very happy.

"It's been 16 years with the national squad and I've tried to do my very best. Life, I think, always rewards the people who love what they do, who truly do their best in the mission.

"I think I'm reaping what I have planted over those 16 years."

Brazil World Cup 2022 squad

Goalkeepers: Alisson, Ederson, Weverton

Defenders: Alex Sandro, Alex Telles, Dani Alves, Danilo, Bremer, Éder Militao, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva

Midfielders: Bruno Guimaraes, Casemiro, Everton Ribeiro, Fabinho, Fred, Lucas Paquetá

Forwards: Antony, Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Martinelli, Neymar Jr., Pedro, Raphinha, Richarlison, Rodrygo, Vinicius Jr.

Head coach Tite has outlined an attacking approach for his side for the tournament, too.

"There will be opportunities for all [Brazil's forwards]," Tite said in an interview with The Associated Press. "Whoever is in will be deciding the match, all have to be prepared. Every match might require a different characteristic."

Who is their best player?

Paris St-Germain pair Neymar and Marquinhos will both be key for Brazil, not forgetting Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr.

It was Richarlison who dazzled in their opening game against Serbia, though, scoring a fantastic overhead kick, winning the official man of the match award as well as rating highest in our readers' player ratings.

Brazil shrugged off the loss of Neymar to injury by beating Switzerland to book their place in the last-16 in Qatar.

Brazil's star playmaker was ruled out of the World Cup group stage after tests on the sprained ankle he suffered against Serbia.

Richarlison (9) of Brazil in action against Strahinja PavloviÄ (2) and MiloÅ¡ VeljkoviÄ (5) of Serbia during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group G match between Brazil and Serbia at Lusail Stadium in Lusail City, Qatar on November 24, 2022 - Fareed Kotb/Anadolu Agency via Getty Image
Richarlison (9) of Brazil in action against Strahinja PavloviÄ (2) and MiloÅ¡ VeljkoviÄ (5) of Serbia during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group G match between Brazil and Serbia at Lusail Stadium in Lusail City, Qatar on November 24, 2022 - Fareed Kotb/Anadolu Agency via Getty Image  

What are Brazil's results and fixtures?

Group G

November 24: Brazil 2 Serbia 0

November 28: Brazil 1 Switzerland 0

December 2: Cameroon vs Brazil

What is Brazil's World Cup record?

Brazil are the most successful team in the tournament's history. They've won the World Cup a record five times (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002) and have played in all 21 editions of the tournament so far.

In Russia 2018, Brazil were tournament favourites but crashed out at the quarter-final stage following a 2-1 defeat to Belgium.

Argentina | Australia | Belgium | Brazil | Cameroon | Canada | Costa Rica | Croatia | Denmark | Ecuador | England | France | Germany | Ghana | Iran | Japan | Mexico | Morocco | Netherlands | Poland | Portugal | Qatar | Saudi Arabia | Senegal | Serbia | South Korea | Spain | Switzerland | Tunisia | Uruguay | USA | Wales

Latest odds

Neymar to claim the Golden Boot? Find the latest top scorer odds here

Brazil are currently a best price of 5/2 and favourites to win the World Cup.

COMMENTS

More Related News

Manchester City
Manchester City's Jude Bellingham pursuit threatened by Premier League charges

Manchester City's hopes of making Jude Bellingham the centrepiece of a big summer revamp could be complicated by the storm engulfing the club.

Club World Cup opportunity gives Madrid respite from domestic woes
Club World Cup opportunity gives Madrid respite from domestic woes

Real Madrid head to Morocco in search of their fifth Club World Cup trophy, a welcome distraction from crisis talk after falling eight points behind rivals Barcelona in La Liga on Sunday."This affects La Liga but now we have to think about the Club World Cup," said Ancelotti on Sunday.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Comments

Top News: Soccer