Brazil's official replica jersey for the 1958 World Cup in Sweden
In 1958 Brazil won its first world cup in a final against the hosts Sweden, it is in this World Cup and with this shirt that the legend Pelé emerged with only 17 years.
The final was played at the Rasunda Stadium, and they became the first team to win the trophy on a continent other than their own. This piece is more than a jersey, it is a part of football history.
The 1958 World Cup in Sweden was the first world championship to be broadcast on television.
For the first time the yellow and green colors are used after the well-known "Maracanazo" of the year 50 in which Brazil used the white color for its kit, it was defeated by Uruguay against all odds.
Pelé became the youngest player to score a goal in a World Cup final, just before the final, Pelé injured his ankle and had to be substituted in the first half. However, the Brazilian team emerged triumphant in the final against Sweden.
During the final, the Brazilian team used an offensive tactic to score the goals. This tactic, known as "Brazilian soccer", has become a feature of the Brazilian game. Since then, the yellow Brazil jersey has become a symbol of pride for Brazilians. The jersey has been worn in every edition of the World Cup since 1958.
Yellow is a color that symbolizes the warmth and joy of Brazilians. Yellow is also a symbol of union and strength for the Brazilian soccer team. Furthermore, yellow is also associated with the sun, a symbol of prosperity and good luck.