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 Carlos Amadeu
FIFA code BRA
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Brazil 7–1 Panama 
(Caracas, Venezuela; 23 March 1954)
Biggest win
 Brazil 10–0 Belgium 
(Kuching, Malaysia; 25 June 1997)
Biggest defeat

 Brazil 0–3 Colombia 
(Montevideo, Uruguay; 7 February 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, Romário, Marcos, Roberto Carlos, César Sampaio, Cláudio Taffarel, Bebeto, Dida, Neymar, Dani 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 3
United Arab Emirates 2003 Champions 7 5 1 1 14 6
Netherlands 2005 Third place 7 5 1 1 9 4
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
South Korea 2017 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Total 18/21 103 72 18 16 231 71

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
Ecuador 2017 Fifth place 9 3 4 2 10 9
Total 26/27 181 110 37 34 348 144

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]

Carlos Amadeu announced 20 players (born in 1999) for Toulon Tournament, 2017.[1]

Goalkeeper

Hugo Nogueira - Flamengo

Phelipe Megiolaro - Grêmio


Defender

Gabriel Souza - Vitória

Walce - São Paulo FC

Felipe Camargo - Figueirense

Bruno Fuchs - Internacional


Full Back

Lucas Minelli - Corinthians

Emerson - Ponte Preta

Michael - Flamengo


Midfielder

Gabriel Kazu - Luverdense

Vinicius Souza - Flamengo

Igor - São Paulo FC

Juliano Fabro - Internacional

Fabrício Oya - Corinthians

Pablo Pardal - Cruzeiro


Forward

Marquinhos Cipriano - São Paulo FC

Paulo Vitor - Vasco

Gabriel Novaes - São Paulo

Juninho - Sport Club do Recife

Luan Santos - EC Vitória

Recent call-ups[edit]

Goalkeeper

Everton Silva - Sport

Alex dos Santos – Atlético de Madrid


Defender

Franklin – Corinthians

Guilherme Puhl – Chapecoense


Full Back

Cleuber – Goiás

Victor Alexander – Cruzeiro EC

Caio Felipe – Sport

Guilherme Guedes - Grêmio


Midfielder

Ederson José - Desportivo Brasil

Mauro Junior – PSV Eindhoven

Henrique - Coritiba

Léo Passos - Palmeiras

Werick – Girona FC

Geovane Silva – Atlético Paranaense


Forward

Luiz Fernando - Figueirense

Cesar Luiz – Cruzeiro EC

José Gabriel – Corinthians

Lyncon – Ponte Preta

Luiz Schlocobier - Coritiba

Nicolas Bernardo - Santos FC

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Year(s) U-20 goals
1 Adaílton Bolzan Martins 1997 24
2 Neymar 2011 9
3 Rodrigo Gral 1999 8
Edu 1999 8
5 Henrique 2011 7
6 Geovani 1983 6
Ronaldinho 1999 6
Adriano 2001 6
Daniel Carvalho 2003 6
Dudu Cearense 2003 6
Alexandre Pato 2007 6
Alan Kardec 2009 6
Marcos Guilherme 2015 6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seleção sub-20 convocada para o torneio de Toulon". Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF). Retrieved 15 May 2017.