"It culminated in us winning the Champions League in 2021. It was the perfect way to disprove people who doubted.
"Brazilian football has the ability to produce a lot of new talents. Every year, new stars emerge in the clubs and it ends up affecting the national team.
"At each position there are three or four players of the highest quality. It was not easy for Professor Tite to select the team. Compared to 2018, I think we are more mature. We are a really strong group and are very focused on achieving our goals."