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Brazil national under-20 football 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).

Brazil under-20
Nickname(s) Seleção Sub-20 (Under-20 Team)
Association Confederação Brasileira de Futebol
(CBF)
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 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.

Contents

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup recordEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Year Round GP W D1 L GS GA
  1977 Third place 5 3 2 0 13 3
  1979 Did not qualify - - - - - -
  1981 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 7 4
  1983 Champions 6 5 1 0 13 4
  1985 Champions 6 6 0 0 14 1
  1987 Quarter-finals 4 2 0 2 6 3
  1989 Third place 6 5 0 1 13 2
  1991 Runners-up 6 4 2 0 14 4
  1993 Champions 6 5 1 0 11 2
  1995 Runners-up 6 4 1 1 11 3
  1997 Quarter-finals 5 4 0 1 25 5
  1999 Quarter-finals 5 3 0 2 13 5
  2001 Quarter-finals 5 4 0 1 15 3
  2003 Champions 7 5 1 1 14 6
  2005 Third place 7 5 1 1 9 4
  2007 Round of 16 4 1 0 3 6 9
  2009 Runners-up 7 5 2 0 14 3
  2011 Champions 7 5 2 0 18 5
  2013 Did not qualify - - - - - -
  2015 Runners-up 7 4 2 1 15 5
  2017 Did not qualify - - - - - -
  2019 To be determined - - - - - -
Total 18/21 103 72 16 15 231 71

South American Youth Championship recordEdit

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

TitlesEdit

  • 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 tournamentsEdit

Individual awardsEdit

  • FIFA U-20 World Cup

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for two friendly matches against Chile in October 2018.[1]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Gabriel Brazão (2000-10-05) 5 October 2000 (age 17)   Cruzeiro
1GK Hugo (1999-01-31) 31 January 1999 (age 19)   Flamengo
1GK Vinicius (1999-04-16) 16 April 1999 (age 19)   Criciúma

2DF Emerson (1999-01-14) 14 January 1999 (age 19)   Atlético Mineiro
2DF Luan Cândido (2001-02-02) 2 February 2001 (age 17)   Palmeiras
2DF Lucas Ribeiro (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 19)   Vitória
2DF Michael Rangel (1999-05-27) 27 May 1999 (age 19)   Flamengo
2DF Rodrigo Guth (2000-11-10) 10 November 2000 (age 17)   Atalanta
2DF Vitão (2000-02-02) 2 February 2000 (age 18)   Palmeiras
2DF Vitinho (1999-07-23) 23 July 1999 (age 19)   Cercle Brugge
2DF Walce (1999-02-02) 2 February 1999 (age 19)   São Paulo

3MF Gabriel Menino (2000-09-29) 29 September 2000 (age 17)   Palmeiras
3MF Igor (1999-03-17) 17 March 1999 (age 19)   São Paulo
3MF Luan Santos (1999-05-14) 14 May 1999 (age 19)   São Paulo
3MF Marcos Antônio (2000-06-13) 13 June 2000 (age 18)   Estoril
3MF Mauro Júnior (1999-05-06) 6 May 1999 (age 19)   PSV Eindhoven
3MF Victor Bobsin (2000-01-12) 12 January 2000 (age 18)   Grêmio

4FW Marquinhos Cipriano (1999-02-09) 9 February 1999 (age 19)   Shakhtar Donetsk
4FW Matheus Cunha (1999-05-27) 27 May 1999 (age 19)   RB Leipzig
4FW Paulinho (2000-07-15) 15 July 2000 (age 18)   Bayer Leverkusen
4FW Rodrygo (2001-01-09) 9 January 2001 (age 17)   Santos
4FW Vinícius Júnior (2000-07-12) 12 July 2000 (age 18)   Real Madrid
4FW Yuri Alberto (2001-03-18) 18 March 2001 (age 17)   Santos

Recent call-upsEdit

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Phelipe (1999-02-08) 8 February 1999 (age 19)   Grêmio v. Mexico, 11 September 2018

DF Bruno Fuchs (1999-04-01) 1 April 1999 (age 19)   Internacional v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
DF Carlos Augusto (1999-01-07) 7 January 1999 (age 19)   Corinthians v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
DF Lucas Halter (2000-05-02) 2 May 2000 (age 18)   Atlético Paranaense v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
DF Matheus Thuler (1999-03-10) 10 March 1999 (age 19)   Flamengo v. Atlético Mineiro, 4 July 2018
DF Weverson (2000-07-05) 5 July 2000 (age 18)   São Paulo v. Atlético Mineiro, 4 July 2018
DF Guilherme Guedes (1999-05-18) 18 May 1999 (age 19)   Grêmio v. Mexico, 25 March 2018
DF Patrick (2000-02-28) 28 February 2000 (age 18)   Flamengo v. Mexico, 25 March 2018

MF Alan (2000-03-08) 8 March 2000 (age 18)   Palmeiras v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
MF Augusto Galvan (1999-03-25) 25 March 1999 (age 19)   Real Madrid v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
MF Luan Pereira (2000-04-21) 21 April 2000 (age 18)   Avaí v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
MF Jhonny Lucas (2000-02-21) 21 February 2000 (age 18)   Paraná v. Atlético Mineiro, 4 July 2018
MF Zé Ricardo (1999-02-03) 3 February 1999 (age 19)   Fluminense v. Atlético Mineiro, 4 July 2018
MF Helinho (2000-04-25) 25 April 2000 (age 18)   São Paulo v. Corinthians, 14 May 2018

FW Fernando (1999-03-01) 1 March 1999 (age 19)   Shakhtar Donetsk v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
FW Júnior Brumado (1999-05-15) 15 May 1999 (age 19)   Bahia v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
FW Brenner (2000-01-16) 16 January 2000 (age 18)   São Paulo v. Atlético Mineiro, 4 July 2018
FW Jonas Toró (1999-05-30) 30 May 1999 (age 19)   São Paulo v. Atlético Mineiro, 4 July 2018
FW Lincoln (2000-12-16) 16 December 2000 (age 17)   Flamengo v. Mexico, 25 March 2018

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Year(s) U-20 goals
1 Adaílton 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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Seleção Sub-20 convocada para enfrentar o Chile". Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF). Retrieved 21 September 2018.