Brazil national under-20 football team

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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
Appearances18 (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, 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 Brazil national under-20 football team, also known as Brazil Sub-20 or Seleção Sub-20, are the under-20s of Brazil. It is currently controlled by the Brazilian Football Confederation.

Competitive record[change | change source]

FIFA U-20 World Cup record[change | change source]

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Year Round GP W D1 L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Third place 5 3 2 0 13 3
Japan 1979 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Australia 1981 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 7 4
Mexico 1983 Champions 6 5 1 0 13 4
Soviet Union 1985 Champions 6 6 0 0 14 1
Chile 1987 Quarter-finals 4 2 0 2 6 3
Saudi Arabia 1989 Third place 6 5 0 1 13 2
Portugal 1991 Runners-up 6 4 2 0 14 4
Australia 1993 Champions 6 5 1 0 11 2
Qatar 1995 Runners-up 6 4 1 1 11 3
Malaysia 1997 Quarter-finals 5 4 0 1 25 5
Nigeria 1999 Quarter-finals 5 3 0 2 13 5
Argentina 2001 Quarter-finals 5 4 0 1 15 3
United Arab Emirates 2003 Champions 7 5 1 1 14 6
Netherlands 2005 Third place 7 5 1 1 9 4
Canada 2007 Round of 16 4 1 0 3 6 9
Egypt 2009 Runners-up 7 5 2 0 14 3
Colombia 2011 Champions 7 5 2 0 18 5
Turkey 2013 Did not qualify - - - - - -
New Zealand 2015 Runners-up 7 4 2 1 15 5
South Korea 2017 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Poland 2019 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Indonesia 2021 To be determined - - - - - -
Total 18/23 103 72 16 15 231 71

South American Youth Championship record[change | change source]

South American Youth Championship record
Year Round GP W D1 L GS GA
Venezuela 1954 Runners-up 6 3 3 0 14 5
Chile 1958 Third place 5 2 2 1 10 6
Colombia 1964 Did not enter - - - - - -
Paraguay 1967 Semi-finals 5 3 0 2 7 5
Paraguay 1971 First round 4 2 0 2 7 3
Chile 1974 Champions 6 5 1 0 18 3
Peru 1975 First round 5 1 0 4 6 7
Venezuela 1977 Runners-up 6 5 1 0 13 2
Uruguay 1979 Fourth place 7 2 1 4 5 7
Ecuador 1981 Runners-up 6 3 2 1 13 5
Bolivia 1983 Champions 7 6 1 0 16 3
Paraguay 1985 Champions 7 6 1 0 11 3
Colombia 1987 Runners-up 6 3 2 1 11 4
Argentina 1988 Champions 7 5 1 1 14 2
Venezuela 1991 Champions 7 4 3 0 15 5
Colombia 1992 Champions 6 5 1 0 7 0
Bolivia 1995 Champions 6 5 0 1 17 4
Chile 1997 Runners-up 9 6 2 1 26 10
Argentina 1999 Third place 9 4 3 2 22 10
Ecuador 2001 Champions 9 6 2 1 21 6
Uruguay 2003 Runners-up 9 7 1 1 23 5
Colombia 2005 Runners-up 9 5 2 2 18 9
Paraguay 2007 Champions 9 6 3 0 20 9
Venezuela 2009 Champions 9 6 1 2 17 9
Peru 2011 Champions 9 7 1 1 24 7
Argentina 2013 First round 4 1 1 2 4 6
Uruguay 2015 Fourth place 9 5 1 3 13 9
Ecuador 2017 Fifth place 9 3 4 2 10 9
Chile 2019 Fifth place 9 3 3 3 6 7
Colombia 2021 TBD
Total 27/28 190 113 40 37 354 151

1Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Titles[change | change source]

  • 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, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 2001, 2007, 2009, 2011
    • Runners-up (7): 1954, 1977, 1981, 1987, 1997, 2003, 2005

Friendly tournaments[change | change source]

Individual awards[change | change source]

  • FIFA U-20 World Cup

Current squad[change | change source]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Adriel (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Brazil Grêmio
1GK Leonardo Linck (2001-03-03) 3 March 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Brazil Athletico Paranaense
1GK Luiz Júnior (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Portugal Famalicão

2DF Rafael (2002-05-09) 9 May 2002 (age 19) 0 0 Brazil Cruzeiro
2DF Vanderson (2001-06-21) 21 June 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Brazil Grêmio B
2DF Welington (2001-02-19) 19 February 2001 (age 20) 1 0 Brazil São Paulo
2DF Luan Patrick (2002-01-20) 20 January 2002 (age 19) 0 0 Brazil Athletico Paranaense
2DF Riquelme (2002-08-28) 28 August 2002 (age 18) 0 0 Brazil Vasco da Gama
2DF Pedro Henrique (2001-01-31) 31 January 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Brazil Internacional
2DF Natan (2001-02-06) 6 February 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Brazil Flamengo
2DF David Sousa (2001-07-04) 4 July 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Brazil Botafogo

3MF Maurício (2001-06-22) 22 June 2001 (age 20) 2 0 Brazil Internacional
3MF Bruno Praxedes (2002-02-08) 8 February 2002 (age 19) 2 0 Brazil Internacional
3MF Bruno Gomes (2001-04-04) 4 April 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Brazil Vasco da Gama
3MF Daniel Cabral (2002-05-14) 14 May 2002 (age 19) 0 0 Brazil Flamengo
3MF Diego Rosa (2002-10-12) 12 October 2002 (age 18) 0 0 Brazil Grêmio
3MF Gustavo (2002-01-01) 1 January 2002 (age 19) 0 0 Brazil Sport Recife

4FW Cauê (2002-11-16) 16 November 2002 (age 18) 0 0 Brazil Corinthians
4FW Gabriel Veron (2002-09-03) 3 September 2002 (age 18) 0 0 Brazil Palmeiras
4FW Jajá (2001-04-15) 15 April 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Brazil Athletico Paranaense
4FW Kaio Jorge (2002-01-24) 24 January 2002 (age 19) 0 0 Brazil Santos
4FW Luiz Henrique (2001-01-02) 2 January 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Brazil Fluminense
4FW Gustavo Maia (2001-01-22) 22 January 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Spain Barcelona B

Top goalscorers[change | change source]

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

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