Brazil national American football team
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|Native name||Seleção Brasileira de Futebol Americano|
|Color||Yellow, green, blue, and white.|
|Head Coach||Gabriel Mendes|
| Brazil 14–20 Uruguay
(Montevideo, Uruguay; 17 November 2007)
| Brazil 49–0 Uruguay
(Montevideo, Uruguay; 26 April 2014)
| Brazil 6–31 France
(Canton, Ohio, United States; 9 July 2015)
The Brazilian national American football team represents Brazil in international American football. It is run by the Brazilian Confederation of American Football (Portuguese: Confederação Brasileira de Futebol Americano; CBFA).
The team was first convened in 2007 due to an opportunity to play a friendly game with Uruguay.
The Brazilian team was first formed with players drafted from regional (state or city) tournaments that had various shapes and sizes. These tournaments included beach American football, flag football and touch football. The tryouts included interstate matches, physical tests and the availability of the athletes to participate since none of them were professionals.
The first game resulted in a bitter defeat against Uruguay, in Montevideo, by a score of 20–14.
However, many positive lessons were learned that day. Despite several initial difficulties, the team had representatives from states of Mato Grosso, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina and São Paulo. The general organization of the sport was already well established, more teams and tournaments were on the process of being created and the popularity of the sport was growing (mostly due to the broadcast of NFL games by ESPN).
In the year of 2008, the national team had a much stronger squad. Using the same methodology as the previous year, the team was able to field new reinforcements. Athletes from 3 other states (Paraná, Distrito Federal and Minas Gerais) were drafted to play its second game, this time at home. Unfortunately, by request of the other side, again the Uruguayan National Team, the game had to be cancelled, causing great disappointment to the athletes and everyone involved in the organization of the event.
In the year of 2009, a national tournament first occurred. The best teams from each member state were chosen by the states to represent them in the tournament. The coaches of the Brazilian National team now had an easier job in comparing the athletes abilities. In 2013, the Torneio Touchdown had 20 teams, some of them having naming partnership with famous soccer clubs.
There is also a parallel federation with a separate national tournament. However, the Brazilian team may draft players from this tournament as well, despite having a lower quality level in general.
The Women's National Team contested the World category in the months of June and July 2010 in Sweden.