With Vinais Jr, Rodrygo, Ráfael Eduardo Correia Ribeiro, and Richarlison, the talented squad looks like a fearsome prospect.
As Brazil’s stars enter their prime, they’re peaking at the perfect moment and will be among the favorites to win the World Cup.
Coach Tite came out with a new group of coaches. They include the likes of Real Madrid attacker Vinicius Jr, Barcelona’s Rafinha, and Arsenal’s Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli.
You can’t go wrong when you’ve got Brazil’s fearsome group of current players like Bruno Guimaraes, Antony, Richarlison, and many more. They’re a powerhouse to be reckoned with – literally.
There are a lot of players under 25 who are already playing at a near-world-class level. These players will help ease the pressure on Neymar, who is currently 30 years old and has been carrying the hopes of Brazil on his back throughout his international career.
Neymar has had an outstanding season so far at Paris St Germain. So far, he’s one of the players with the highest goal contributions in Europe’s five major leagues, combining goals and assists.
Brazil hasn’t won a World Cup since 1958, but the injury to Neymar has brought them some much-needed enthusiasm and confidence. They know that even without their star player, they can still play some great football.
In an August interview with Reuters, Tite said it’s “perfect for Neymar” that these young players are on board.
“When you play with other talented players, aside from your teammates, that makes it easier to share the load and attention of our rivals. That’s what former Brazil great Ronaldo shares with us. Now they will have to focus on stopping one player instead of two and two players instead of three.”
“Neymar will be under a lot of pressure at the World Cup whether or not he plays with Ronaldo. The fact is that Brazil doesn’t need him to win because they’re still considered world champions,” Ronaldo said on October 14th, and 2002 was his last triumph for Brazil.
“Brazil is always known for having a highly talented and diverse group of players. Also, this new generation of talent will give him the best supporting cast he has ever had in his 23-year career.
“This is a team with more significant potential than Brazil’s teams in the past three World Cups. But the responsibility always lies with the biggest star, which is Neymar. “Regardless of the result, Neymar will remain central to any success at Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Tite is expected to select a squad of up to nine forwards for their team, comprising five substitutions.
Their defense is well-protected, and they have some of the world’s best goalkeepers like Alisson, Ederson, and Marquinhos. In addition, they have a multitude of talented center-backs like PSG’s Marquinhos, Chelsea’s Thiago Silva, Real Madrid’s Eder Militao, and Juventus’ Bremer.
Adebayor had their only weakness, which was the full-back position. That’s why Tite tested a system with three center-backs in his last couple of games.