Five time world champion Brazil taking part on historic Copa America Centenario football tournament on this year. Tournament will host by United state from june 3-26 2016, 10 teams from South America and 6 teams from North America total 16 teams taking part on this tournament. It’s a once in a lifetime tournament that will celebrate 100th year of Copa America football tournament.
Brazil is top contender to win the title of Copa America Centenario, Brazil in group B of the tournament. After the draw in 21 february remaining teams are join with the group, Brazil taking serious preparation for this tournament, they will start Copa America Centenario campaign in Central Florida from 8 June 2016.
Brazil have been member of FIFA science 1923, and they are the most successful team in international football. Brazil is the only team who played all FIFA World Cup without any absence or facing play-off. Brazil is the most successful teams in FIFA World Cup History, they are the five time trophy holder in the tournament. Brazil have won total 62 International title in their football history, It’s an international record by any national football team.
Brazil is now No: 6 position in FIFA ranking but their recent performance told that the can dominate in the tournament, they lost only one game against Chile in their last five match a draw one match against Argentina. Brazil played their last match against USA and smashed them by scoring 4-1 goals, Neymar scored two goals and Rafinha and Hulk both score one goal each.
Here we presenting possible team squad of Brazil for Copa America Centenario 2016.
Alisson Becker (Internacional), Cassio (Corinthians), Jefferson (Botafogo)
Douglas Santos (Atletico Mineiro), Gabriel Paulista (Arsenal), Jemerson (Monaco), Dani Alves (Barcelona), Gil (Shandong Luneng Taishan), Danilo Luiz (Real Madrid), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid).
Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Oscar (Chelsea), Kaka (Orlando City), Lucas Lima (Santos), Luiz x Willian (Chelsea), Lucas Lima (Santos), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Elias (Corinthians).
Neymar (Barcelona), Ricardo Oliveira (Santos), Hulk (Zenit Saint Petersburg).
Brazilian Superstar Neymar may have to chose Copa America or Olympic tournament, this 23 years old Barcelona forward fells physical effect for playing too much football. Neymar said its more prestigious playing Copa America Centenario than Olympic, he like to participate both tournament. Its seems difficult to chose what tournament he wants to participate.
Brazilian squad have young talented players like Ricardo, Gabriel, Oscar and captain Neymar Jr who can destroy defence of opponent, head coach Dunga wants to make sure balance team for Copa America Centenario 2016. possible starting lineup given below.
Possible starting lineup of Brazil:
- Dani Alves
- Danilo Luiz
- Renato Augusto
- Danilo Luiz
- Douglas Costa
- Lucas Lima
- Ricardo Oliveira
Brazil is one of the most successful team in Copa America football tournament they won total 8 title in this tournament. In 2007 they won last title of Copa America football championship. Copa America Centenario is historic tournament so their eyes on the title.