Brazilian Richarlison names Red Devils among Qatar World Cup favorites

Tottenham striker Richarlison named the Red Devils among the favorites for the World Cup in Qatar, during an interview with Eurosport on Saturday.

The 25-year-old Brazilian nevertheless hopes to win the Seleçao’s sixth world title, “and we will give everything for that”, he said. “But there are still good teams with France, outgoing champions, Belgium and Argentina, winners of the Copa America”.

Brazil are the big favorites for many observers and Richarlison hopes to contribute to the victory of his team, for his first World Cup. “Are we going to win? I don’t know. But we’re going to give everything for it,” said the striker, who has scored 17 goals in 38 appearances for Brazil since making his debut in 2018.

“I prefer to work calmly, to do our job every day. National coach Tite prepares us excellently for the World Cup. We are among the strongest teams and we want to impress in the weeks to come. come. After all, we are Brazil. We have a great history, we have never missed a World Cup and we want to honor that status. We want to honor the Seleçao shirt. But we are not the only good one. team. France, Belgium and Argentina also have excellent squads. Argentina still beat us in the Copa America final last year.”

Brazil will open their World Cup on Thursday against Serbia. Then there will be confrontations with Switzerland on November 28 and Cameroon on December 2 in Group G.

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