Brazil are etched into football history as five-time winners of the World Cup, but they have not held the famous trophy aloft since 2002.
The Selecao have only made it past the quarter-finals in one of the last four World Cups and on the occasion that they did so, they were thrashed 7-1 by Germany in the semi-final on home soil in 2014.
But with less than two months to go until the start of this year’s tournament in Qatar, Brazil have emerged as the favourites to go all the way and add a sixth star above their badge.
Brazil have emerged as the favourites to lift the trophy at the World Cup in Qatar this winter
Tite’s side face Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon in Group G and are expected to comfortably progress to the knockout stages.
Ahead of the Samba Boys’ friendlies…