The late, great Nilton Santos, who was one of the pioneers of the attacking full-back role, won 75 caps for Brazil.

The Botafogo legend played at three FIFA World Cups™, making 15 appearances on the game’s greatest stage and losing just once.

The defeat cost Nilton Santos and his team-mates the title in his debut appearances in 1954, but he made ample amends by helping A Seleção lift the Trophy in 1958 and 1962.