Copa America 2015: Brazil’s Squad Lineup

After a 7-1 humbling by Germany in the World Cup semifinals last July, Brazil looks to advance deep into  Copa America, which begins June 11, 2015 in Chile (Getty)

After a 7-1 humbling by Germany in the World Cup semifinals last July, Brazil looks to advance deep into Copa America, which begins June 11, 2015 in Chile (Getty)

Copa America 2015 begins on June 11, 2015 in Chile and Brazil are one of the favorites. They will open with a match against Peru on June 14, and are also in the same group as third in FIFA rankings Colombia.

Brazil’s Copa America schedule is as follows:

June 14, 2015 : Peru at Estadio Municipal German Becker in Temuco, Chile ( Brazil won 2-1 )

June 17, 2015 : Columbia at Estadio Monumental David Arellano in Santiago, Chile ( Columbia won 1-0 )

June 21, 2015 : Venezuela at Estadio Monumental David Arellano in Santiago, Chile ( Brazil won 2-1 )

Brazil had a knockout stage game on June 27, 2015 and Brazil was upset by Paraguay 1-1 (4-3 on penalties) at Estadio Municipal de Concepción in Concepción. Paraguay finished second in Group B, while Brazil won Group C.

Brazil has won five Copa America titles, with their last victory coming in 2007 over Argentina. In the 2011 Copa America, Brazil was upset by Paraguay in the quarterfinals 2-0 on penalty kicks.

This is the roster for the 2015 Copa America side:


Goalkeepers : Jefferson (Botafogo); Marcelo Grohe (Gremio); Neto (Fiorentina)

Defenders : David Luiz (PSG); Thiago Silva (PSG); Marquinhos (PSG); Miranda (Atletico Madrid)

Fullbacks: Fabinho (Monaco); Filipe Luis (Chelsea); Dani Alves (Barcelona)


Midfielders : Fernandinho (Manchester City); Elias (Corinthians); Casemiro (Porto); Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk); Everton Ribeiro (Al-Alhi); Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool); Robihno (Santos) ; Douglas Costa (Shakhtar Donetsk); Firmino (Hoffenheim); Geferson (Internacional)

Forwards : Willian (Chelsea); Diego Tardelli (Shandong Luneng)



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