World Cup Soccer During the world cup finals many teams compete, but there is one team in particular that stands out to me the most and that’s Brazil. Brazil is the most successful national team in the history of the world cup, having won five titles and finishing second, third, and fourth two times each. Soccer isn’t just a sport its life and a passion. To many soccer players soccer is their life and passion. Many of them have been playing since they were kids and their passion for soccer just grew from there. Three of those kids became part of one of the most successful soccer teams and are known as some of the greatest soccer players of all time and their names are Pele, Ronaldo, and Ronaldinho. Brazil first competed in the world cup in 1934. The world cup finals is the most viewed sporting event, with an estimate of 1 billion people watching in 2014. Brazil is one of the countries besides three others to win a world cup outside of their continent.They won in the world cup of 1958,1962,1970,1994,and 2002. So far Brazil is the most successful team with five titles and Germany is close behind with four titles. Some of Brazil’s best matches were in 1994 when they played against Holland their score was (3-2), Brazil with three and Holland with two. In 1986 when they played against France their score was (1-1), but France ended up winning with a score of (4-3) on penalties. And last but not least, their match in 1982 when they played against Italy and ended with a score of (3-2). Brazil’s greatest rival is Argentina, both of these countries have met each other four times in world cup history, with two wins for Brazil and one win for Argentina. Another one of Brazil’s rivals is Italy, Italy has lost two world cup finals against Brazil and also eliminated Brazil in two tournaments. Brazil has many great players on their team but some of the greatest are now also known as legends. One of the most famous players is Edson Arantes Do Nascimento also known as Pele. Pele is a brazilian retired professional soccer player who played as a forward, he is now widely regarded as the greatest soccer player of all time, he ranks fifth among FIFA world cup goalscorers with twelve goals scored. Ronaldo Luis Nazário de lima also known as Ronaldo, he is a retired brazilian professional soccer player who played as a striker, he is also considered to be one of the greatest soccer players of all time, he ranks second among the FIFA world cup goalscorers with fifteen goals scored. Ronaldo De Assis Moreira also known as Ronaldinho, he is a brazilian former professional soccer player and ambassador for barcelona who plays as a midfielder, he started his career in 1987 and is ending in 2018. In conclusion we know that the world cup is known worldwide as the biggest soccer event with billions of people watching each year. We also know that many people might consider soccer as just a sport when others consider it their life and their greatest passion. To three kids that liked soccer it ended up being their life. They ended up with one of the greatest soccer teams and they were also able to compete in the world’s most viewed sporting event. For them an opportunity opened up and they took it and now they are well known, they became someone they most likely dreamed of becoming. So if there is anything you should learn from this is, if there is an opportunity open in something you like to do, take it and who knows maybe it can lead you to become someone you never thought or always dreamed of becoming.