Richarlison Enters the History of Brazil with a World Cup Double

  • Publish date: Friday، 25 November 2022
Richarlison Enters the History of Brazil with a World Cup Double

Richarlison led the Brazil national team to a comfortable victory over his Serbian counterpart, with two goals to nil, in the opening matches of the two teams in the 2022 World Cup.

With this victory, Brazil leads Group G in the 2022 World Cup, with a goal difference from Switzerland, which defeated Cameroon 1-0.

The match witnessed the brilliance of Richarlison, who scored his team's goals in the 62nd and 73rd minutes, in light of a convincing presentation by the "samba dancers" at the expense of one of the teams that many critics expected to be among the Dark horses of the tournament.

Richarlison is the star of the generation

Richarlison Enters the History of Brazil with a World Cup Double

With his two goals against Serbia, Richarlison's international goal tally is 19 goals with Brazil in all tournaments.

According to the "Opta" network, which specializes in statistics, there is no Brazilian player who has scored more than Tottenham Hotspur star Richarlison since he began his international career with Brazil in September 2018.

Richarlison imposed his name firmly on the 2022 World Cup top scorer list, as he is equal to the top scorer in the tournament so far with Ecuadorian Ener Valencia, Englishman Bucayo Saka, Spaniard Ferran Torres, Iranian Mahdi Taremi, and Frenchman Olivier Giroud.

Richalison started his football career with America Mineiro Club, before moving to the great Brazilian club Fluminense, to play 54 matches with them, during which he scored 11 goals.

Then he moved to the English Premier League, specifically to Watford Club, where he played 38 matches with them, during which he scored 5 goals.

Then he moved to one of the two sides of the Merseyside derby, Everton, and played 135 matches with them, during which he scored 43 goals.

Before moving to Tottenham Hotspur, where he played with them so far 10 matches and scored two goals.

In a related context, Brazil has become the most-played team in the history of the World Cup (equally with Germany), as they played 110 matches each.

Brazil is the most victorious in the World Cup matches, with 74 victories, and is the most scored goals in the World Cup, as Richarlison reached Brazil's goals to 231 goals.

On the other hand, the confrontation between Brazil and Serbia, or Yugoslavia with its old name, is the most historically repeated confrontation in the group stage of the World Cup.

Where Brazil achieved its third historical victory over Serbia with all its names, while a tie occurred in two matches, and the only victory for "Yugoslavia" was at the expense of Brazil in the first edition of the World Cup in 1930.

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