Brazil football culture
Brazil is a country of football. From youth to the aged, it seems that every Brazilian you meet can show you his football skill. Every people loves football in this country, therefore football culture is ingrained into this land.
The richest football culture cultivates the most prominent team. There is no doubt that Brazil national football team is one of the greatest team on the earth. The team has won total 5 title of the FIFA world cup since it began, which is a unique achievement that none of the other national teams has done. The team is the only one to participate every world cup competition ever hold and won the world cup tournament in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002.
Brazil national team firstly won himself the honor of world cup in 1958 with famous player such as Pelé, Garrincha, Didi, and Vava. Four years later, the team had defended championship successfully. In 1970, after winning the championship for the third time, the Brazil national team was awarded of the honor to eternally keep the Jules Rimet Cup , the first world cup trophy which later is replaced by FIFA World Cup. Meanwhile, this match is the last time for Pelé to participate the world cup.
In the years after 1970, the team seemed to lose the bless from the goddess of the victory and did not won any world cup until 1994. Before 1994 American World Cup, new coach Pereira built a team with European style differing from the traditional one, which eventually won the world cup for the forth time in the national history. The fifth title of the world cup came to the team in 2002. In this world cup, the team reveals its invincibility that it lost no match.
The kit in 2018
In 2018, Brazil national team progressed from group stage as group winner however was defeated by Belgium in eighth-finals. This time,classic yellow shirt is still the official choice. The shirts is mainly yellow combined with green.
The traditional design of home shirts is applied to this one. With the green stripes decorating the hem of the collar, the shirt unites green and yellow perfectly. The colors from the national flag represent rich forest and materials resource of the Brazil. The team has worn in yellow since 1954 and has made it remarkable.
“The bright, vivid yellow of the Brazilians combined with their style of play really made an impact on viewers around the world,” says Pete Hoppins, Nike Football Apparel Senior Design Director. “It’s one of the most iconic moments in the history of football, and we wanted to channel that energy into the 2018 National Team collection.”
At the center of the national flag is a globe, which can be found at the inside neck of both the home and away kit encircled by radiating lines at the inside neck of kits. The phrase ‘você é a seleção’ (which translates to “your selection”) runs around the design.
Although the team didn’t get a satisfying grade in this match, the Brazilian football would continued to be a strong force on the football field.