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Best XI: Brazil in the 21st century

Cafu on the podium celebrates with the World Cup trophy
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Time to pick our best XI of Brazilian players who represented the Selecao during the 21st century.

Brazil will host the 2019 Copa America this summer, trying to win their ninth trophy in the competition.

They’ve won it twice in the 21st century, in 2004 and 2007, but never managed to even reach the semi-finals since then.

After listing the best 10 players in the history of the national team yesterday, let’s now pick our combined starting line-up with Brazilian legends that played a vital role for the Selecao since 2000.