This is how Brazil, Argentina’s rival in the Under 17 World Cup, arrives

Brazilcurrent South American and Under 17 World Champion, will be the next rival of Argentina in one of the semi-finals of the world which takes place in Indonesia. The match will be played on Friday, November 24 at 09:00 (Argentine time).

Brazil, that comes from beating Ecuador 3-1 in their round of 16 duel with a double of Stephen Willian and another goal Hanri Sousa Santos lay, was second in group C, with 6 points after the 2-1 victories over England and 9-0 over New Caledonia. They lost on the first date against Iran, 3-2. He has an average of 4 goals scored per game.

Just before Ecuador, a thorn was removed: He was the only opponent he had not been able to defeat during the Sudamericana Sub 17, having tied both matches 2-2 in said competition.

Before New Caledoniaa minor rival without a doubt, achieved its best presentation: in the first half, He made 16 shots on goal in 17 minutes. Then came the goals Kaua Elias (3), Ryan (2), Estevao, Luighi, Vitor Reis and Joao Victor.

On November 17, 2019, the Brazilian team celebrated the title of the U-17 World Cup by beating Mexico by 2 to 1. Four years later, the Brazilian team celebrated qualification for the round of 16 of the competition and keeps alive the dream of winning the fifth title in the category. And what both situations have in common is the presence of Phelipe Leal on the coaching staff: in 2019, he was Guilherme Dalla Déa’s assistant coach and is now the absolute coach of the Brazilian U-17 team.

“Football is about results. The most important thing is not the final result, but how we react to the circumstances,” the Scracht coach often repeats.

The figures of the Canarinha

Kaua Elias, 17 years old, is the great reference of this Brazilian National Team and has scored 4 goals in this tournament.

He plays for Fluminense, where he has already signed a professional contract. Last year he played several Under 16 tournaments with Tricolor in Europe, and scored 16 goals in as many games.

Another important player is Victor Reis. On October 11, 2023 he was named by the English newspaper The Guardian one of the best players in the world born in 2006, along with his Palmeiras teammates Endrick Felipe and Luis Guilherme (neither of these two is part of the squad)

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