FUTURE STARS OF BRAZILIAN FOOTBALL

Friday, March 22, 2013

Brazil is known for its football and this is mainly down to the fact that it has some of the best football players in the world. Legendary players such as Pele, Bebeto, Romario, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho has captured the imaginations of fans from all around the world with their skills and ability.
These legendary players have won numerous accolades for club and country and also personal titles such as the Ballon d’Or. Brazil as a nation has won the World Cup for a record 5 times (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002) and finished runners up twice (1950, 1998).
Brazil have also lifted the Confederations Cup three times (1997, 2005, 2009) and the Copa America 8 times (1919, 1922, 1949, 1989, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2007). Besides these titles, Brazil have also won the Panamerican Championship and many more.
The only reason why Brazil is exceptionally successful is because of their naturally gifted players which they have been producing year after year and they now have an exceptionally talented bunch of young players who is ready to take on the world.
We have listed down for you the latest generation of Brazilian youngsters who have emerged to carry on the excellent tradition of Brazilian football.
The players listed below are 21 years old and below and even though some of them are virtually unknown, we at Nastytackle believe that it is only a matter of time before they make their breakthrough and become household names.
Feel free to leave your comments at the comments section below. Cheers!


Neymar da Silva Santos Junior
Full name : Neymar da Silva Santos Junior

Date of birth : 5 February 1992

Place of birth : Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil

Height : 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)

Playing position : Striker

Current club : Santos

Number : 11

Carlos Henrique Casimiro
Full name : Carlos Henrique Casimiro

Date of birth : February 23, 1992

Place of birth : São José dos Campos, Brazil

Height : 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)

Playing position : Midfielder

Current club : Real Madrid B

Number : 18

Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva
Full name : Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva

Date of birth : 13 August 1992

Place of birth : São Paulo, Brazil

Height : 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)

Playing position : Attacking midfielder / Winger

Current club : Paris Saint-Germain

Number : 29

Fernando Lucas Martins
Full name : Fernando Lucas Martins

Date of birth : March 3, 1992

Place of birth : Erechim, Brazil

Height : 1.74 m (5 ft 8 1?2 in)

Playing position : Midfielder

Current club : Grêmio

Number : 17

Philippe Coutinho Correia
Full name : Philippe Coutinho Correia

Date of birth : 12 June 1992

Place of birth : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Height : 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)

Playing position : Attacking midfielder / Winger

Current club : Liverpool

Number : 10

Eduardo Pereira Rodrigues
Full name : Eduardo Pereira Rodrigues

Date of birth : 7 January 1992

Place of birth : Goiânia, Brazil

Height : 1.67 m (5 ft 5 1?2 in)

Playing position : Forward

Current club : Dynamo Kyiv

Number : 99

Gabriel Vasconcelos Ferreira
Full name : Gabriel Vasconcelos Ferreira

Date of birth : 27 September 1992

Place of birth : Unai, Brazil

Height : 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)

Playing position : Goalkeeper

Current club : Milan

Number : 59

Joao Pedro Geraldino dos Santos Galvao
Full name : Joao Pedro Geraldino dos Santos Galvao

Date of birth : 9 March 1992

Place of birth : Ipatinga, Brazil

Height : 1.84 m (6 ft 1?2 in)

Playing position : Attacking midfielder

Current club : Santos

Guilherme Ferreira Pinto
Full name : Guilherme Ferreira Pinto

Date of birth : April 7, 1992

Place of birth : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Height : 1.77 m (5 ft 9 1?2 in)

Playing position : Winger

Current club : Sao Paulo (on loan from Flamengo)

Number : 39

Bernard Anicio Caldeira Duarte
Full name : Bernard Anicio Caldeira Duarte

Date of birth : 8 September 1992

Place of birth : Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Height : 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)

Playing position : Winger, Second Striker

Current club : Atletico Mineiro

Number : 11

Jose Rodolfo Pires Ribeiro
Full name : Jose Rodolfo Pires Ribeiro

Date of birth : 6 February 1992

Place of birth : Campinas, Brazil

Height : 1.79 m (5 ft 10 1?2 in)

Playing position : Left back

Current club : Roma

Number : 27

Gustavo Lucas Domingues Piazon
Full name : Gustavo Lucas Domingues Piazon

Date of birth : 20 January 1994

Place of birth : Sao Paulo, Brazil

Height : 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)

Playing position : Forward

Current club : Malaga (on loan from Chelsea)

Number : 12

Felipe Anderson Pereira Gomes
Full name : Felipe Anderson Pereira Gomes

Date of birth : 15 April 1993

Place of birth : Brasilia, Brazil

Height : 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Playing position : Attacking midfielder

Current club : Santos

Number : 8

Wellington Alves da Silva
Full name : Wellington Alves da Silva

Date of birth : 6 January 1993 (age 20)

Place of birth : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Height : 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)

Playing position : Second striker, Winger

Current club : Ponferradina (on loan from Arsenal)

Number : 12

Fernando Canesin Matos
Full Name : Fernando Canesin Matos

Date of birth : 27 February 1992 (age 21)

Place of birth : Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

Height : 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)

Playing position : Attacking Midfielder

Current club : Anderlecht

Number : 55

Romario Leiria de Moura
Full name : Romario Leiria de Moura

Date of birth : 28 June 1992

Place of birth : Porto Alegre, Brazil

Height : 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)

Playing position : Defender

Current club : Internacional

Number : 28

Wallace Oliveira dos Santos
Full name : Wallace Oliveira dos Santos

Date of birth : 1 May 1994

Place of birth : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Height : 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)

Playing position : Right Back

Current club : Chelsea

Adryan Oliveira Tavares
Full name : Adryan Oliveira Tavares

Date of birth : August 10, 1994

Place of birth : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Height : 1.69 m (5 ft 6 1?2 in)

Playing position : Attacking midfielder

Current club : Flamengo

Number : 37

Weverson Leandro Oliveira Moura
Full name : Weverson Leandro Oliveira Moura

Date of birth : 12 May 1993

Place of birth : Brasilia, Brazil

Playing position : Striker / Winger

Current club : Palmeiras

Number : 38

Rodrigo Frauches de Souza Santos
Full name : Rodrigo Frauches de Souza Santos

Date of birth : September 28, 1992 (age 20)

Place of birth : São João de Meriti, Brazil

Height : 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Playing position : Centre back

Current club : Flamengo

Number : 29

Heracles Paiva Aguiar
Full name : Heracles Paiva Aguiar

Date of birth : September 18, 1992

Place of birth : Caucaia, Brazil

Height : 1.72 m (5 ft 7 1?2 in)

Playing position : Left back

Current club : Atlético Paranaense

Luiz Philipe Lima de Oliveira
Full name : Luiz Philipe Lima de Oliveira

Date of birth : January 21, 1993

Place of birth : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Height : 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)

Playing position : Defensive midfielder

Current club : Portuguesa (on loan from Flamengo)

Henrique Miranda Ribeiro
Full name : Henrique Miranda Ribeiro

Date of birth : 10 May 1993

Place of birth : Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil

Height : 1.79 m (5 ft 10 1?2 in)

Playing position : Left back

Current club : Sao Paulo

Number : 26

Rafael Teixeira de Souza
Full name : Rafael Teixeira de Souza

Date of birth : 13 July 1992

Place of birth : Agua Boa, Brazil

Height : 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)

Playing position : Striker

Current club : D.C. United
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