Machiavelli claimed that it is better to be feared than loved, but this is a choice that the Seleçao doesn’t have to make. She is feared and loved. Feared by opponents on the field and loved by anyone who likes football. In Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, wearing a shirt of the Brazilian team doesn’t even indicate that you are Brazilian, just that you like football.
"We are all very pleased with this call-up. I think he should have been called before. I think it would have allowed him to return more quickly in shape. When you have been the best player in the world, there is a reason" -David Luiz