Brazil loses five consecutive World Cups to European teams

2022-12-10 13:42

Brazil loses five consecutive World Cups to European teams

Although Brazil relied on Neymar to score a goal in the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup , after being equalized by the opponent, they unfortunately lost to Croatia through a point loss. The World Cup has been eliminated by European teams, and Brazil seems to be plagued by the curse of European teams.

In the 2006 World Cup in Germany, although the Brazilian team had strong stars such as Ronaldo, Kaka, Ronaldinho, Adriano and Carlos to help out, Brazil still scored 0 in the quarterfinals. Lost to the "Gallic Rooster" France 1 to 1. After swallowing this defeat, Brazil seems unable to escape the catastrophe of being eliminated by European teams in five consecutive World Cups.

The last time they beat a European team was in the 2002 World Cup

In the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, although Brazil took the lead in taking the lead by one goal in the top 8 match against the Netherlands, it was eventually eliminated by the Netherlands with a 2-1 reversal. In the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Brazil, with home court advantage, successfully entered the semi-finals, but unfortunately lost to Germany 1-7. In the third place match that year, Brazil also lost to the Netherlands 0-3.

In the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Brazil lost 1-2 to Belgium in the quarter-finals.

According to data, Brazil has failed to win against European teams in the knockout rounds in the last five World Cups. At that time, Brazil defeated Belgium, England, Turkey and other European teams respectively.

Brazil won the World Cup for the fifth time after beating Germany 2-0 in the final.