Brazil national under-20 football team

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Brazil Under-20
Nickname(s) Seleção Sub-20 (Under-20 Team)
Association Confederação Brasileira de Futebol
(Brazilian Football Confederation)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Rogério Micale
Captain Dória[1]
FIFA code BRA
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Brazil 7 – 1 Panama 
(Caracas, Venezuela; March 23, 1954)
Biggest win
 Brazil 10 – 0 Belgium 
(Kuching, Malaysia; June 25, 1997)
Biggest defeat

 Brazil 0 - 3 Colombia 
(Montevideo, Uruguay; February 7, 2015)

Records for competitive matches only.
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 17 (First in 1977)
Best result Winners Gold medal icon.svg: 1983, 1985, 1993, 2003 and 2011
South American Youth Championship
Appearances 26 (First in 1954)
Best result Winners Gold medal icon.svg: 1974, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2001, 2007, 2009 and 2011
Brazil national under-20 football team
Medal record
U-20 World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Tunisia Team
Gold medal – first place 1983 Mexico Team
Gold medal – first place 1985 Soviet Union Team
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Saudi Arabia Team
Silver medal – second place 1991 Portugal Team
Gold medal – first place 1993 Australia Team
Silver medal – second place 1995 Qatar Team
Gold medal – first place 2003 United Arab Emirates Team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Netherlands Team
Silver medal – second place 2009 Egypt Team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Colombia Team
Silver medal – second place 2015 New Zealand Team

The Brazil national under-20 football team, also known as Brazil Sub-20 or Seleção Sub-20, represents Brazil in association football at this age level and is controlled by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

The team has won the South American Youth Championship a record eleven times and is the second most successful nation in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, having won the competition five times (against six of rivals Argentina). It also plays in unofficial under-19 and under-21 tournaments, such as the Toulon Tournament, of which Brazil is an eight-time winner.

Notable players that came through the ranks and went on to play for the senior team include Ronaldinho, Kaká, Rivaldo, Roberto Carlos, Cláudio Taffarel, Bebeto, Dida, Neymar, Daniel Alves, Maicon, Adriano, Júlio Baptista, Luisão, Alex, Giovane Élber, Leonardo, Müller, Silas, Marcelo, David Luiz, Willian, and Lucas Moura, among others.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup record[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Year Round GP W D1 L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Third place 5 3 2 0 13 3
Japan 1979 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Australia 1981 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 7 4
Mexico 1983 Champions 6 5 1 0 13 4
Soviet Union 1985 Champions 6 6 0 0 14 1
Chile 1987 Quarter-finals 4 2 0 2 6 3
Saudi Arabia 1989 Third place 6 5 0 1 13 2
Portugal 1991 Runners-up 6 4 2 0 14 4
Australia 1993 Champions 6 5 1 0 11 2
Qatar 1995 Runners-up 6 4 1 1 11 3
Malaysia 1997 Quarter-finals 5 4 0 1 25 5
Nigeria 1999 Quarter-finals 5 3 0 2 13 5
Argentina 2001 Quarter-finals 5 4 0 1 15 2
United Arab Emirates 2003 Champions 7 5 1 1 14 6
Netherlands 2005 Third place 7 5 1 1 9 3
Canada 2007 Round of 16 4 1 0 3 6 9
Egypt 2009 Runners-up 7 5 2 0 14 3
Colombia 2011 Champions 7 5 2 0 18 5
Turkey 2013 Did not qualify - - - - - -
New Zealand 2015 Runners-up 7 4 2 1 15 5
Total 18/20 103 72 18 16 231 69

South American Youth Championship record[edit]

South American Youth Championship record
Year Round GP W D1 L GS GA
Venezuela 1954 Runners-up 6 3 3 0 14 5
Chile 1958 Third place 5 2 2 1 10 6
Colombia 1964 Did not enter - - - - - -
Paraguay 1967 Semi-finals 5 3 0 2 7 5
Paraguay 1971 First round 4 2 0 2 7 3
Chile 1974 Champions 6 5 1 0 18 3
Peru 1975 First round 5 1 0 4 6 7
Venezuela 1977 Runners-up 6 5 1 0 13 2
Uruguay 1979 Fourth place 7 2 1 4 5 7
Ecuador 1981 Runners-up 6 3 2 1 13 5
Bolivia 1983 Champions 7 6 1 0 16 3
Paraguay 1985 Champions 7 6 1 0 11 3
Colombia 1987 Runners-up 6 3 2 1 11 4
Argentina 1988 Champions 7 5 1 1 14 2
Venezuela 1991 Champions 7 4 3 0 15 5
Colombia 1992 Champions 6 5 1 0 7 0
Bolivia 1995 Champions 6 5 0 1 17 4
Chile 1997 Runners-up 9 6 2 1 26 10
Argentina 1999 Third place 9 4 3 2 22 10
Ecuador 2001 Champions 9 6 2 1 21 6
Uruguay 2003 Runners-up 9 7 1 1 23 5
Colombia 2005 Runners-up 9 5 2 2 18 9
Paraguay 2007 Champions 9 6 3 0 20 9
Venezuela 2009 Champions 9 6 1 2 17 9
Peru 2011 Champions 9 7 1 1 24 7
Argentina 2013 First round 4 1 1 2 4 6
Uruguay 2015 Fourth place 9 5 1 3 13 9
Total 25/26 172 107 33 32 338 135

1Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Titles[edit]

  • FIFA U-20 World Cup:
    • Winners (5): 1983, 1985, 1993, 2003, 2011
    • Runners-up (4): 1991, 1995, 2009, 2015
  • South American Youth Championship:
    • Winners (11): 1974, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2001, 2007, 2009, 2011
    • Runners-up (7): 1954, 1977, 1981, 1987, 1997, 2003, 2005

Friendly tournaments[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

  • FIFA U-20 World Cup

Current Squad[edit]

Alexandre Gallo was Brazil's coach when the players list was released. He was eventually fired on 8 May and replaced by Rogério Micale.[2] Kenedy was forced out of the squad due to appendicitis and Malcom was called as his replacement on May 17.[3]

Head coach: Brazil Rogério Micale[4]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Marcos Felipe (1996-04-13)13 April 1996 (aged 19) Brazil Fluminense
12 1GK Georgemy (1995-08-15)15 August 1995 (aged 19) Brazil Cruzeiro
21 1GK Jean (1995-10-26)26 October 1995 (aged 19) Brazil Bahia
2 2DF João Pedro (1996-11-15)15 November 1996 (aged 18) Brazil Palmeiras
3 2DF Lucão (1996-03-23)23 March 1996 (aged 19) Brazil São Paulo
4 2DF Marlon (1995-09-07)7 September 1995 (aged 19) Brazil Fluminense
6 2DF Caju (1995-07-17)17 July 1995 (aged 19) Brazil Santos
13 2DF Rodrigo (1995-05-24)24 May 1995 (aged 20) Brazil Coritiba
14 2DF Iago Maidana (1996-02-06)6 February 1996 (aged 19) Brazil Criciúma
15 2DF Léo Pereira (1996-01-31)31 January 1996 (aged 19) Brazil Atlético Paranaense
16 2DF Jorge (1996-03-28)28 March 1996 (aged 19) Brazil Flamengo
5 3MF Danilo (1996-02-28)28 February 1996 (aged 19) Portugal Braga
8 3MF Gabriel Boschilia (1996-03-05)5 March 1996 (aged 19) Brazil São Paulo
17 3MF Alef (1995-01-28)28 January 1995 (aged 20) France Marseille
18 3MF Andreas Pereira (1996-01-01)1 January 1996 (aged 19) England Manchester United
19 3MF Jajá (1995-03-18)18 March 1995 (aged 20) Brazil Flamengo
7 4FW Marcos Guilherme (1995-08-05)5 August 1995 (aged 19) Brazil Atlético Paranaense
9 4FW Judivan (1995-05-21)21 May 1995 (aged 20) Brazil Cruzeiro
10 4FW Gabriel Jesus (1997-04-03)3 April 1997 (aged 18) Brazil Palmeiras
11 4FW Malcom (1997-02-26)26 February 1997 (aged 18) Brazil Corinthians
20 4FW Jean Carlos (1996-05-10)10 May 1996 (aged 19) Spain Real Madrid

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Capitão, Dória elogia goleada da Seleção Sub-21, em Mogi das Cruzes". Lance!. April 17, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ Pedro Venancio and Alexandre Lozetti (2015-05-08). "Gallo é demitido, e Dunga irá dirigir a Seleção nas Olimpíadas de 2016" (in Brazilian Portuguese). globoesporte.globo.com. Retrieved 2015-05-17. 
  3. ^ Assessoria CBF (2015-05-17). "Kenedy está desconvocado da Sub-20. Malcom será seu substituto" (in Brazilian Portuguese). selecao.cbf.com.br. Retrieved 2015-05-17. 
  4. ^ http://globoesporte.globo.com/futebol/selecao-brasileira/noticia/2015/05/tecnico-rogerio-micale-divulga-os-21-relacionados-para-o-mundial-sub-20.html