Brazil U17 vs Germany U17: Top Players To Watch Out For In The Under 17 World Cup Match

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Brazil will play against Germany in the Quarter Final of Under 17 World Cup in Saltlake Stadium, Kolkata. Brazil had come here by beating Honduras by 3-0 margin and Germany had defeated Colombia with a 4-0 margin in the round of 16. Here are the 5 Players To Watch Out For In This Exciting Contest :


The right winger cum attacking midfielder from Vasco da Gama academy is dubbed to be the next big thing of Brazilian football. His skills, speed and link up play with fellow gem, Marcos Antonio, is the main weapon of Brazil U17 team.

2.Lincoln Corrêa dos Santos (Brazil):

The 16-year-old youth product from Flamengo is the man leading the Brazilians from the front. A versatile player, Lincoln can play on both wings of the pitch but he prefers playing as a centre forward.

3.Marcos Antonio(Brazil) :

The central midfielder from Atletico Paranense academy is the engine of Brazil’s midfield. His skills and defence splitting through passes is a major asset of Brazil’s attack. His partnership with another Brazilian gem,Paulinho, is a headache for the opponent’s defence.

4.Jann Fierte Arp (Germany) :

Already registered his first ever goal in the World cup, Jann Arp has a whole tournament to play for and move his tally to a higher number. But this time he will wish to stay sharp and stop squandering opportunities like the ones he did against Costa Rica. Nevertheless, he is a hot talent from his nation and has a sparkling future ahead to be one of the greats like Miroslav Klose and Thomas Muller.

5.Elias Abouchabaka (Germany) :

The main supply line to provide balls for Arp, Abouchabaka is a man linking brilliance. Original native from Cameroon, this 17 year old is a perfect example of a box to box midfielder. His support will surely help German forward line to attain goals.

6.Noah Awuku (Germany) :

He had made his start to the campaign by scoring a late winner against Costa Rica, Awuku would like to take matters on his hand if Arp fails to emerge on big occasion.

7.Alan de Souza Guimaraes(Brazil):

With its big star Vinicius Junior missing the World Cup after his club Flamengo barred him from travelling to India, the spotlight in the Brazilian team will now be on midfielder Alan de Souza Guimaraes. Alan scored thrice in Brazil’s 5-0 victory over host Chile in the final match of the under-17 South American Cup, which his team won in March, and also gave plenty of assists to Vinicius who finished as the championship’s top scorer.While Real Madrid has signed Vinicius for €45 million, the Spanish giant, according to reports in the Brazilian media, was also keen to grab Alan but his club Palmeiras has put up a €50 million buyout clause in the youngster’s contract which shows that he is worth the big money too.

8.Brenner Da Silva: This sensational central forward cum winger from Sao Paulo is an asset of Brazil. His combination with Lincoln can take away peace of mind of opponent defenders. He has already registered 3 goals and 2 assists in 4 games in this tournament.