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Vini to Rodrygo to Casemiro and Roberto Carlos Ronaldo Kaka in the crowd!
And Cafu. The Captain
Yeah true but point was Real Madrid affiliation
"When I was young, scouts from Sao paulo came for tryouts, and everyone wanted to be a forward. So I lied about being a defensive midfielder, and got selected"
This mf is still lying about it
Live a lie long enough and you'll think it true
i guess United had their striker all along
But then they still need to get a DM
We have McTerminator
Greatest DM in the history of the game
A bit shaky to play as a lone DM. Better pair him up with Fred.
Death, taxes, and McFred.
It's gonna be Alan Smith all over again.
Is this an actual quote?
He said what a lot of def midfielders won't say out loud
>"When I was young, scouts from Sao paulo came for tryouts, and everyone wanted to be a forward. So I lied about being a defensive midfielder, and got selected"
I swear that if we are talking about the most complete player in the world, that is, a guy who can literally do everything in any position, my vote is for Casemiro. Mf can do anything and actually quite well.
A lot was made about his lack of passing range when we signed him. I figured since we have Bruno and Eriksen it's an acceptable weakness to have.
Motherfucker passes the ball around better than 99% of midfielders in the league. What a player!
Well he had to play with Kroos and Modric.
Everyone point and laugh at Casemiro! His 75 yard pass landed on Vinicius’ left foot and not his right like Kroos and Modric!
See that leaf over there
Everyone point and laugh at Casemiro! He looked at Vinicius before hitting him with a 75 yard pass. Kroos was looking back towards Courtois to fool the opponents while simultaneously tying the shoelaces on both his feet and Modrić didn't even use his foot - instead opting to move the ball using the force.
Classic Kronos, so one footed!
"his passing range isn't that great" they said to a fanbase starved of anything resembling a midfielder for 10 years and have been watching McFred, the Schmidfield, Ander Herrera & Fellaini.
Man is a beast
Ander Herrera was fantastic though wym, he has good passing.
I know, right? It's ridiculous. It's like watching Carrick at times.
I'm glad you mentioned Carrick, most UTD fans would've mentioned scholes.
Scholes was not as proficient defensively, Carrick is more comparable
Fede Valverde is my go to currently. Jose nominated Azpi when he was in his prime so he's a good nomination too
the man that can do anything except speak English
[He should get some classes from the pigeon himself](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEeKtJCj3hc&ab_channel=SerpaTubeTV)
True, not a lot of players that I can imagine would do a decent as a striker *and* a centerback, and excellent at everything else (he already played as DM, CM, winger, side back...)
And I can only imagine Casemiro in the middle of the field, him as a winger would be horrible to see.
Casemiro can play CB as well, last season he took Alaba's place all the time when he wandered off
And in this game he took Militão's place when he ventured forward. That's one thing thay Tchouaméni needs to work on. We are better offensively with him compared to Casemiro, but not as secure defensively.
> A team with 11 Azpilicuetas could win the Champions League
But can a team of 11 Azpilicuetas beat a team of 1 Zidane and 10 pieces of wood?
I'd rather have 1000 Dantes.
Maybe not anymore to the same extent, but Sergio Ramos would be more complete imo in that sense
Probably any defensive player in general tbh. Most of them are just people who wanted to be offensive players growing up, but got "weeded out" into different positions that helped them play to their strengths and not stonewall their careers. I'd trust a team full of backs/cdms over attackers all day. Not to mention how some of the most potent offensive players on teams can be a wingback.
Vini, Rodrygo and Casemiro
nostalgic for Real Madrid fans
And then we see Ronaldo, Kaka and Roberto Carlos in the crowd
was Kaka in the crowd? how did I miss that. I saw Cafu tho
they only showed the well-fed guys
Why the fuck was Cafu shown them? He looks like he's 5 days away from starving ever since the 90s.
He appeared later. The initial image was just Ronaldo, Cafu, RC. But he was next to them.
Kaka looking fully like an evangelical pastor in that suit. Praise the lord.
I too was going to comment how he looks like he's dressed for church. Football is a religion. Factos.
its funny cause hes super super religious if i recall correctly
They showed him standing in another section, he wasn't together with those three.
Yeah that is nostalgic for every football fan regardless of club.
Those are God tier.
Vini has had so much initiative and influence since the first match. Excellent player
My Brazilian neighbor is going absolutely nuts right now. Well done Brazil :)
In Boston you're bound to have Brazilians as neighbors anywhere you live.
Yes it’s great. Lots of good Brazilian food here and Brazilians are very friendly :)
I’ve even learned a tiny bit of Brazilian Portuguese.
I got a knock on my door thanksgiving day because someone said they heard screaming. I apologized and said sorry Brazil just scored haha.
Lol. I realized the game was on after Brazil had a near miss and they were shouting upstairs.
For me, unless it sounds like someone’s dying I’m not knocking on the door.
Yea I just screamed “AHHHHHH” so it COULD have sounded like someone got hurt but what was I supposed to do when Richarlison scored that filth.
"Enough of this shit" -Casemiro
Yeah he was fed up :D
Fine, I'll do it myself
"better gonna Füllkruging this thing" -Casemiro
"Fuck Blatter, viva Havelange"
Not like Havelange was innocent though. He started the rot that is now a cancer at FIFA
Yep, Blatter was actually Havelange's pupil.
oh he may have been even worse
Havelange son in law Ricardo Teixeira was CBF president for a long time. He was even worse than Havelange.
That's why he hit Akanji's butt
Real Madrid training sessions are just constant simulations of the final 10 minutes of a match I swear to fucking god
Yeah, Brazil is Brazil…
Guess they’re good at proving you wrong once you start to doubt them?
Welcome to every match of them under tite
yeah they’re a classic “make you bend until you break” sort of attacking side, the mental fatigue of having to stop them attack after attack is so real
The stamina they have on is pretty insane. No wonder they’re always injured
luckily our attack is so fucking stacked to the point where we can press the full 90mins losing very little quality when subs come in
Neymar, Vini, Raphinha, Richarlison, Gabriel, Antony, Rodrygo is just absolute fking bonkers
Helps to be able to replace your entire forward line and not have a drop in quality
We’ll literally outbench you
And make no mistake, we're fucked after Tite leaves. We are seriously lacking good managers. Tite is the best by far.
Abel, don’t like the idea of him leaving but it is inevitable.
Hell will freeze before CBF gets a non-Brazilian manager.
They always makes it look so effortless.
Which I fucking hate. France always plays us like they’re going to be shot after the match if they don’t win. The “boost” they get playing against Brazil is super frustrating.
Oh come on you guys can use some competition once in a while… You can barely count the stars on your shirt there’s so many of them
Germany already has 4, we need a buffer, or they can catch up.
Yeah, same for Italy, albeit they seem to have taken a break from the concept of trying to win another WC, so we are good there for now.
As a Brazilian I'm honestly scared with Spain this year, they are sneaky fast
As a Brazilian, I am always scared of facing France in the WC.
As a Brazilian, I am always scared
Yep, and that has nothing to with WC games.
As a brazilian from Rio, i am definitely always scared.
They are fast, but if they lose the ball, neymar, richarlisson and Vinicius will have the whole field for them
The game against Germany showed a lot of flaws, and our defense is good, still not a single shot at goal against 2 good Europeans teams
I miss my boy
We absolutely love him, thanks ❤️
It took something special tho
That’s the thing about brazil, they can produce moments like that out of nowhere
Real Madrid vibes
I have been suporting them internationaly always since that 2002 cup. Not original, I know, but 11 yo me fell in love with Joga Bonito forever.
I have seen better teams, over longer periods. But none made me feel the way that squad did. RRR forever
let me give you some useless information: jogA bonito means "play beautifully", and i think you meant jogO bonito which means "beautiful game".
thank you for coming to my Portuguese lecture
JOGA BONITO IS BACK
JOGO BONITO >>>>> BUS PARKING
Eu nunca goste muito das seleções brasileiras nas duas prévias copas do mundo, mas esta seleção brasileira é o verdadero jogo bonito. Colômbia não foi ao Qatar, assim que eu estou torcendo pelo Brasil. Também porque esteve aprendendo português o ano passado.
ta muito bom seu portugues, parabens
Seu português é muito bom! Continue estudando, é um idioma muito bonito de se falar!
Acho que ninguém aqui no Brasil gostou da seleção de 2014 também.
Achei que você era brasileiro quando comecei a ler o comentário. Parabéns! Você escreve muito bem, amigo. Espero que a Colômbia esteja representando nossa América do Sul na copa de 2026 junto com o Brasil.
Finally woke us up after this whole match!
Vini to Rodrygo to Case-Boom, you just have to stand up and dance
triple Madrid connection :(
Casemiro oh how I miss him In Madrid
GOODNESS GRACIOUS WHAT A BEAUTY
Lol is it real ?
Mf won 5 CL just to justify a lie.. Will he ever be caught?
big headed smiling fraud
who can resist that adorable smile? he uses it to charm his way out of every potential yellow card
LMAO is this true? Amazing if so.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them
Real Madrid legacy: Vini -> Rodrygo -> Case
Ammunition succesfully delivered to the tank
Plus Carlos and Ronaldo reaction
Tears in my eyes
Well that came outta buttfuck nowhere lol
The goal scorer we expected
The goal that was promised
Born amidst samba and carnaval...
What a fucking finish
What are the Swiss supposed to do with that lol. Unreal goal
Our attack is garbage, can't even do a single needle attack against Brazil
To be fair our defense is also amazing, they played well today and shut down the few attempts you guys had.
Serbia scored 3 today but didn't have a single shot on target against Brazil. Brazil has a very strong defense, you guys usually score even against top tier Europeans.
That Real madrid connection
Holy shit casemiro
was it rodrygo with the touch to casemiro ?
real reunion right there then!
Casemiro is amazing.
Takes a deflection, but he hits it so clean anyways. Technically he is so much better than people realise.
What a player man.
What a fucking goal
The dreaded Casemiro rescue banger.
At least I dreaded it when he was at Real Madrid
From our most important player
We love him so much. Man's an absolute tank! ❤️
Oi share a little. You have a fine replacement.
Thanks though. ❤️
I swear to god if Rodrygo doesn’t start the next match I’ll riot
How did we sign this gem
Thank god for Veronique Rabiot
Worked out for both, Rabiot is playing like prime Matthaus lately
Players can be buy
Replies to this are hilarious 😭😭😭
I'm tearing up man... Vini -> Rodrygo -> Casemiro...
Vini, Rodrygo, Casemiro
Real Madrid 1:0 Switzerland
In two games, Brazil has not conceded a single shot on goal.
That was too easy
All it took was for Vini to innovate a bit because they were too heavy for him to dribble left
Man wonder how would vini turn out to be if he wasn’t playing constantly against 10 defenders or being double marked, he’s always eager to attack
We'll have to wait until we get a more balanced match where the other team wants to play to see that, ironically I think out players will perform better vs harder teams because of this, more space for creativity
Comfortably the best DM in the world.
Insane reaction speed , proper striker instincts from casemiro
Madrid trio Vinicius > Rodrygo > Casemiro
Vini > Rodry > Case
HOLY Brazil only scores beauties
Casemiro is the most fitting person to score in this sort of match
Real Madrid are winning the World Cup ! It’s incredible