The Brazilian football team is one of the successful teams in the world, which has produced many amazing players like Pelé and Ronaldo. There is a significant number of wins of Brazil in history which are treat for eyes. There are wins that can be listed under the best wins of Brazil. Brazil is the 5 times world champions, they won the FIFA World Cup in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. It is the only team that has played all the editions of the FIFA World Cup.
Brazil’s football team is administered by Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). Their government support towards the sport in Brazil is tremendous. Brazilians have a rhythmic style in their game, which comes from its roots known as, Ginga style. Here are my top 10 best wins of Brazil of all time:
10. Brazil v Peru 2-0 (2018 FIFA World Cup qualification)
The match held against Peru helped Brazil to get through the qualifiers. It gained 24 points to clear the qualifiers. Peru couldn’t withstand the Brazilian attack as, it had one of the biggest and skilled players, Neymar. This win against Peru gave Brazil a 6- match winning streak.
9. Brazil v Colombia 2-1 (2014 FIFA World Cup)
Still, Neymar astonished us by his excellent skills and winning the match by 2-1. This match holds a special place in history and one of the best wins of Brazil.
8. Brazil v Croatia 3-1 ( 2014 FIFA World Cup)
Brazil defeated Croatia in the opening match of FIFA World Cup. This win brought them in the prime position in the group A.
7. Brazil v England 2-1 (2002 FIFA World Cup)
6. Brazil v Korea Republic 3-0 (Int’l Friendly, 2019)
This is a recent match that was held last year between Brazil and the Korea Republic in which Brazil got the victory by 3-0. It was the third successive game for the Korea Republic, it was difficult for them, they failed to score any goal against Brazil.
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Even though the Korea Republic played well and tried to score goals but couldn’t do it as the defense of Brazil was way too strong at that time. Hence it was won by Brazil.
5. Brazil v Germany 2-0 (2002 FIFA World Cup)
In the year 2002, Brazil and Germany, two successful teams of the world cup, competed for the first time in the finals. In this match, Brazil defended the match so well that Germany could not score even a single goal against Brazil. The match was held in International Stadium in Yokohama.
Ronaldo played a crucial role in the trophy win. In the second half of the match, Ronaldo not only scored the winning goal, but also won the Golden Boot. It was one of the best wins of Brazil under the captaincy of Cafu.
4. Brazil v Italy 0-0/ 3-2 (1994 FIFA World Cup)
Brazil in 1994 were into the final of the world cup. The final was held in Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California; to find out the winners of the FIFA World Cup 1994. The match was again between Brazil and Italy after a long time in the finals.
And this time again Brazil beat Italy 3-2 in penalty shootout when the match ended with 0-0. After this, Brazil was the one to surpass tournaments two successful nations, Italy and Germany in terms of trophy wins. It was also one of the best wins of Brazil.
3. Brazil v Italy 4-1 (1970 FIFA World Cup)
This was also one of the all-time best wins of brazil. As the number of goals scored in the match comes under the second-highest of all the World Cups held to date. The match was held in Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.
This match was the one where two former champions of the world cups met, but Brazil tasted the victory 4 to 1 on goals and Italy could score just one. Brazil was already in a good form as it had won all the qualifying matches before head-to-head with Italy.
2. Brazil v Czechoslovakia 3-1 (1962 FIFA World Cup)
This FIFA World Cup final has a special place in the heart. The match was held in Estadio Nacional in Santiago. This time Brazil had its second consecutive win which is considered to be the only victory of its kind.
1. Brazil v Sweden 5-2 (1958 FIFA World Cup)
The match was held in Rasunda Stadium, Solna. This match was one of the best wins of Brazil of all times. It holds the record for scoring the greatest number of goals scored in a FIFA World Cup Final and this final also holds the record for the goal margin.
Pelé, the greatest player of all time, dominated the match and showed his presence to the world. Brazil played so well under the captaincy of Bellini that they came out as a strong contender for the world cup and defeating them wasn’t happening. The number of goals scored by Brazil was 5 versus Sweden’s 2. It was also the first time when an American team and a European team were battling against each other.