Wondering Why Brazil Football Team is not in FIFA Confederations Cup 2017? You’ll get your answer right over here. The Confd. Cup is a also termed as “Tournament of Champions” which is played between Champions of each Confederation plus World Cup Winners and hosts.
Reason Why Brazil Will Not Play Confederations Cup 2017
Five times World Champions Brasil have played seven editions of this tournament. Since 1995, this is the first time that Brazil failed to qualify. They’ve won last three editions of Confederations Cup [2005, 2009 and 2013].
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Brazil had to win either World Cup 2014 or Copa America 2015. But they failed to win any of these two competitions and automatically failed to qualify for this edition of Confederations Cup. As Russia will host the tenth edition of this competition, so Russia qualified as hosts.
Canarinho are the defending Champions of Confederations Cup who won the fourth title after amazing 3-0 win against Spain. Brazil forward Neymar was awarded with Golden Ball and Bronze Shoe award. Please take a look on all past winners of Confederations Cup.
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