England vs Brazil: This is why Brazil won't be wearing yellow jerseys

Brazil, the five-time world champions will not wear their conventional yellow jersey in the England vs Brazil international friendly football match at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

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Brazil will not wear their conventional yellow jersey in the England vs Brazil international friendly on Sunday

Brazil will face England at Wembley Stadium in their international friendlies before the Copa America in the summer.

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In their international friendly match at Wembley Stadium in London, England will host five-time world champions Brazil for the first time in seven years. Though fans are hoping for a great contest on the field, they might be surprised to see the Selecao not wearing their traditional yellow jersey in this match. They will be wearing their blue-away kit for this match. 

What is the reason behind this?

Brazil will wear blue jersey in the England vs Brazil match

The main reason for the Brazil team choosing to wear Yellow against Spain and blue against England is an intentional move by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). The CBF and Nike, the kit maker of the Brazilian football team wanted to showcase both their home and away kits before the upcoming Copa America.

England to wear purple jersey against Belgium

England football team home and away kit

Though the Three Lions will don their traditional white jersey against Brazil, they will unveil their new purple away kit against Belgium in the next week.

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Key numbers ahead of the England vs Brazil match

England are unbeaten since their defeat against France in the FIFA World Cup 2022. However, they do not have a great track record against the Selecao. The Three Lions won only 4 times against the mighty Brazilian in the last 26 meetings across all competitions. But, Brazil are suffering from poor form as well losing five of their last 9 matches across competitions.

When can you watch the England vs Brazil match in India?

The international friendly between England and Brazil will start at 12.30 am, 24 March 2024 (Sunday) IST.

How can you watch the England vs Brazil match in India?

The England vs Brazil international friendly will be streamed LIVE on Sony LIV in India.

Will Neymar play in the England vs Brazil international friendly?

Neymar Jr. will not play in the England vs Brazil international friendly on Sunday.

No, Neymar Jr will not feature in the England vs Brazil international friendly on Sunday. Neymar, Gabriel, Marquinhos, Casemiro, Gabriel Martinelli, Alisson Becker, and Ederson will not be available due to their injuries.

 

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