The alternative Brazil XI

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The Independent Online

Brazil are widely regarded as the greatest football nation on earth, a point proved by their 'favourites' tag heading into this summer's World Cup.

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And it would seem, that bearing this in mind, other countries have been luring Brazilian born players to their cause, asking them to switch nationality and ditch the famous yellow jersey in favour of their own.

Here, we bring together an alternative XI, made up of Brazilian born footballers currently playing for a country other than the one of their birth.