The Brazil National Football Team in Photos, 1950s-80s (30+ photos)



The Brazil national football team (Portuguese: Seleção Brasileira de Futebol) represents Brazil in international men’s association football. Brazil is administered by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), the governing body for football in Brazil. They have been a member of FIFA since 1923 and member of CONMEBOL since 1916.

Brazil is the most successful national team in the FIFA World Cup, the main football international competition, being crowned winner five times: 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002. Brazil also has the best overall performance in the World Cup, both in proportional and absolute terms, with a record of 73 victories in 109 matches played, 124 goal difference, 237 points, and 18 losses. Brazil is the only national team to have played in all World Cup editions without any absence nor need for playoffs. The seleção is likewise the most successful national team in the FIFA Confederations Cup with four titles: 1997, 2005, 2009 and 2013.

Brazilian supporter cheers accompanying the World Cup in Mexico in 1970.

Garrincha, Intercontinental Cup, Maracanã, 1965.

Brazil X Italy
Azteca Stadium, Mexico City.
Final of the World Cup 1970.

Captains Coluna and Orlando Peçanha, Brazil and Portugal, 1966 World Cup.