Nicknames: Canarinho (Little Canary), A Seleção (The Selection)
Brasil are the most decorated team in World Cup history winning it a record number of 5 times. This will however be only their second time hosting the prestigious event. They hosted the tournament back in 1950 where they were beaten finalists at the hand of South American rivals Uruguay.
Brasil is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is also the fifth largest country in the world, the third largest represented at this summer’s World Cup.
Players to Watch: Neymar (FC Barcelona), Oscar (Chelsea FC)