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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)
AssociationConfederação Brasileira de Futebol
(CBF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachAndré Jardine
CaptainVarious
FIFA codeBRA
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
Appearances17 (first in 1977)
Best resultWinners Gold medal icon.svg: 1983, 1985, 1993, 2003 and 2011
South American Youth Championship
Appearances26 (first in 1954)
Best resultWinners 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. 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 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Total 18/22 103 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
  2019 Fifth place 9 3 3 3 6 7
Total 27/28 190 113 40 37 354 151

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 the 2019 South American U-20 Championship.[1]
Caps and goals correct as of: 10 February 2019.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Gabriel Brazão (2000-10-05) 5 October 2000 (age 18) 0 0   Parma
12 1GK Phelipe (1999-02-08) 8 February 1999 (age 20) 12 0   Grêmio
22 1GK Hugo Souza (1999-01-31) 31 January 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Flamengo

2 2DF Emerson (1999-01-14) 14 January 1999 (age 20) 11 0   Betis
3 2DF Vitão (2000-02-02) 2 February 2000 (age 19) 14 0   Palmeiras
4 2DF Matheus Thuler (1999-03-10) 10 March 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Flamengo
6 2DF Elisha Junior Viera Augusto (2000-01-07) 7 January 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Corinthians
13 2DF Vitinho (1999-07-23) 23 July 1999 (age 20) 4 0   Cercle Brugge
14 2DF Walce (1999-02-02) 2 February 1999 (age 20) 0 0   São Paulo
15 2DF Lucas (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 20) 3 0   1899 Hoffenheim
16 2DF Luan Cândido (2001-02-02) 2 February 2001 (age 18) 8 1   Palmeiras

5 3MF Luan Santos (1999-05-14) 14 May 1999 (age 20) 0 0   São Paulo
7 3MF Ramires (2000-08-10) 10 August 2000 (age 19) 4 0   Bahia
8 3MF Marcos Antônio (2000-06-13) 13 June 2000 (age 19) 11 0   Shakhtar Donetsk
17 3MF Gabriel Furtado (1999-12-09) 9 December 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Palmeiras
18 3MF Gabriel Menino (2000-09-29) 29 September 2000 (age 18) 0 0   Palmeiras
20 3MF Igor Gomes (1999-03-17) 17 March 1999 (age 20) 0 0   São Paulo

9 4FW Lincoln (2000-12-16) 16 December 2000 (age 18) 11 4   Flamengo
10 4FW Rodrygo (2001-01-09) 9 January 2001 (age 18) 10 3   Real Madrid
11 4FW Marquinhos Cipriano (1999-02-09) 9 February 1999 (age 20) 8 0   Shakhtar Donetsk
19 4FW Rafael Papagaio (1999-12-04) 4 December 1999 (age 19) 3 0   Atlético Mineiro
21 4FW Toró (1999-05-30) 30 May 1999 (age 20) 0 0   São Paulo
23 4FW Tetê (2000-02-15) 15 February 2000 (age 19) 7 0   Shakhtar Donetsk

Recent call-upsEdit

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Vinicius (1999-04-16) 16 April 1999 (age 20)   Criciúma v. Colombia, 20 November 2018

DF Mateus (1999-04-03) 3 April 1999 (age 20)   Vitória v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
DF Matheuzinho (2000-09-08) 8 September 2000 (age 18)   Londrina v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
DF Lucas Halter (2000-05-02) 2 May 2000 (age 19)   Atlético Paranaense v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
DF Rodrigo Guth (2000-11-10) 10 November 2000 (age 18)   Atalanta v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
DF Michael (1999-05-27) 27 May 1999 (age 20)   Flamengo v. Chile, 15 October 2018
DF Bruno (1999-04-01) 1 April 1999 (age 20)   Internacional v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
DF Weverson (2000-07-05) 5 July 2000 (age 19)   São Paulo v. Atlético Mineiro, 4 July 2018
DF Guilherme (1999-05-18) 18 May 1999 (age 20)   Grêmio v. Mexico, 25 March 2018
DF Patrick (2000-02-28) 28 February 2000 (age 19)   FC Midtjylland v. Mexico, 25 March 2018

MF Alan (2000-03-08) 8 March 2000 (age 19)   Palmeiras 2019 South American U-20 Championship INJ
MF Éderson (1999-07-07) 7 July 1999 (age 20)   Cruzeiro v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
MF Jhonny Lucas (2000-02-21) 21 February 2000 (age 19)   Paraná v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
MF Mauro Júnior (1999-05-06) 6 May 1999 (age 20)   PSV Eindhoven v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
MF Victor (2000-01-12) 12 January 2000 (age 19)   Grêmio v. Chile, 15 October 2018
MF Augusto (1999-03-25) 25 March 1999 (age 20)   Real Madrid v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
MF Luan Pereira (2000-04-21) 21 April 2000 (age 19)   Avaí v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
MF Zé Ricardo (1999-02-03) 3 February 1999 (age 20)   Fluminense v. Atlético Mineiro, 4 July 2018
MF Helinho (2000-04-25) 25 April 2000 (age 19)   São Paulo v. Corinthians, 14 May 2018

FW Matheus Cunha (1999-05-27) 27 May 1999 (age 20)   RB Leipzig v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
FW Paulinho (2000-07-15) 15 July 2000 (age 19)   Bayer Leverkusen v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
FW Vinícius Júnior (2000-07-12) 12 July 2000 (age 19) 4 0   Real Madrid v. Colombia, 20 November 2018
FW Yuri Alberto (2001-03-18) 18 March 2001 (age 18)   Santos v. Chile, 15 October 2018
FW Fernando (1999-03-01) 1 March 1999 (age 20)   Shakhtar Donetsk v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
FW Júnior Brumado (1999-05-15) 15 May 1999 (age 20)   FC Midtjylland v. Mexico, 11 September 2018
FW Brenner (2000-01-16) 16 January 2000 (age 19)   São Paulo v. Atlético Mineiro, 4 July 2018

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Year(s) U-20 goals
1 Adaílton 1997 24
2 Romário 1985 11
3 Neymar 2011 9
Henrique 2011 9
5 Rodrigo Gral 1999 8
Edu 1999 8
Alexandre Pato 2007 8
8 Dudu Cearense 2003 7
9 Geovani 1983 6
Ronaldinho 1999 6
Adriano 2001 6
Daniel Carvalho 2003 6
Alan Kardec 2009 6
Marcos Guilherme 2015 6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Seleção Brasileira Sub-20 convocada para o Sul-Americano 2019". Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF). Retrieved 14 December 2018.