World Cup: remember who scored the first goal for Brazil in each edition

World Cup: remember who scored the first goal for Brazil in each edition
World Cup: remember who scored the first goal for Brazil in each edition

With an eye on Hexa, Brazil makes its debut in world Cup this Thursday against Serbia. The player who scores the first goal for the national team in Qatar will join a select list that currently has 19 names. below the THROW! remembers the athletes who opened the Brazilian gate in each edition of the World Cup.

Only two players appear twice on the roster. Leônidas scored Brazil’s first goal in the 1934 and 1938 World Cups, while Sócrates scored the first Brazilian goal in the 1982 and 1986 World Cups.

In the most recent edition, in 2018, it was Philippe Coutinho who opened the scoring in the 1-1 draw between Brazil and Switzerland. Four years earlier, in Brazil, Neymar scored the first goal of the Selection in the World Cup.

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Neymar scored the first goal for Brazil in 2014 (Photo: AFP)

Remember Brazil’s first goal in each World Cup:

Uruguay-1930 – Preguinho, 15min of the 2nd half – Yugoslavia 2 x 1 Brazil

Italy-1934 – Leônidas, 10min of the 2nd half – Spain 3 x 1 Brazil

France-1938 – Leônidas, 18min of the 1st half – Brazil 6 x 5 Poland

Brazil-1950 – Ademir de Menezes, 30min of the 1st half – Brazil 4 x 0 Mexico

Switzerland-1954 – Baltazar, 23min of the 1st half – Brazil 5 x 0 Mexico

Sweden-1958 – Mazzola, 37min of the 1st half – Brazil 3 x 0 Austria

Chile-1962
– Zagallo, at 11min of the 2nd half – Brazil 2 x 0 Mexico

England-1966 – Pelé, at 15min of the 1st half – Brazil 2 x 0 Bulgaria

Mexico-1970 – Rivellino, at 24min of the 1st half – Brazil 4 x 1 Czechoslovakia

Germany-1974 – Jairzinho, at 12min of the 1st half – Zaire 0 x 3 Brazil (3rd round)

Argentina-1978 – Reinaldo, at 45min of the 1st half – Brazil 1 x 1 Sweden

Spain-1982
– Sócrates, at 30min of the 2nd half – Brazil 2 x 1 Soviet Union

Mexico-1986 – Sócrates, at 17min of the 2nd half – Spain 0 x 1 Brazil

Italy-1990 – Careca, at 40min of the 1st half – Brazil 2 x 1 Sweden

USA-1994 – Romário, at 26min of the 1st half – Brazil 2 x 0 Russia

France-1998 – César Sampaio, at 5min of the 1st half – Brazil 2 x 1 Scotland

South Korea and Japan-2002 – Ronaldo, at 5min of the 2nd half – Brazil 2 x 1 Turkey

Germany-2006
– Kaká, at 44min of the 1st half – Brazil 1 x 0 Croatia

South Africa-2010 – Maicon, at 10min of the 2nd half – Brazil 2 x 1 North Korea

Brazil-2014 – Neymar, at 29min of the 1st half – Brazil 3 x 1 Croatia

Russia-2018 – Philippe Coutinho, at 20min of the 1st half – Brazil 1 x 1 Switzerland


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