Football

-.

Marcelo scores an absolute stunner with his weaker foot for Brazil v Japan

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

November's international break isn't exactly the most exciting.

Aside from the few teams involved in play-off games to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, most other nations are taking part in dull friendly matches across the globe.

England's depleted squad take on the might of Germany tonight and will also welcome Brazil to Wembley next week.

The Selecao qualified for the World Cup with ease and are one of the big favourites to claim the trophy next summer.

They will take on Gareth Southgate's men with a full roster of stars, including Neymar, Gabriel Jesus, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino.

On Friday lunch time, Tite's side took on Japan and it was a very entertaining game in the early stages.

Neymar scored a penalty before missing one shortly after and then, Real Madrid's Marcelo stole the show by scoring an absolutely stunning goal.

WATCH: MARCELO SCORES A STUNNER

Not bad, right?

Marcelo showing shades of former Brazil icon Roberto Carlos with that effort.

The Real Madrid man's place in Tite's starting XI is pretty much a certainty heading to Russia despite the fact the Selecao do possess enormous depth in the position.

Atletico Madrid's Filipe Luis and Alex Sandro are both available, with the duo usually featuring in most conversations when discussing who is the finest left-back in world football.

FBL-ITA-SERIEA-JUVENTUS-BENEVENTO

After Marcelo's moment of brilliance, Jesus got in on the act, finishing off a fine team move to continue his outrageous goal scoring form for club and country.

VIDEO: JESUS SCORES AGAIN

It might only be Japan, but the Selecao look frighteningly good.

You get the feeling they've got over that 7-1 thrashing handed out to them by Germany at the 2014 World Cup.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: https://www.givemesport.com/writeforgms

Topics:
Brazil Football
Real Madrid
UEFA Champions League
Neymar
Marcelo
Football
World Cup
Roberto Firmino
Philippe Coutinho

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again