2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™

12 June - 13 July

2014 FIFA World Cup™

Tracing the origins of Brazil's iconic kit

The Brazilian national team has already emerged triumphant from the world's premier football tournament on five occasions, and they are in the running to seal their sixth title in front of their home fans at this year’s edition. Once again, Neymar and his team-mates will line up in the iconic yellow and green shirts that are now synonymous with feats of Brazilian footballing wizardry.

But how did this kit come into being? Whose idea was it? And when did the national team begin wearing it?

The answers to these questions and more can be found in this week's Video of the Week, where football expert and Uruguay fan Aldyr Garcia Schlee tells the story of the *Auriverde *jersey.

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