Picture : Marquinhos and Brazil's record !
Brazil beat own South American record for unbeaten qualifiers!
With a win in the 1 February qualifier vs Paraguay (4-0), Brazil surpasses its own record of longest unbeaten series in the history of World Cup qualification in South America – 32 games.
The previous record series of Brazil (31 games) spanned the period since their very first qualifier in 1954 to 1993 when they suffered first defeat (from Bolivia).
In the global ranking, the new streak of Brazil takes 7th position.
The astonishing world record belongs to Spain – 66 games, with a massive margin from other streaks. “La Furia Roja” managed to pass 6 consecutive World Cup campaigns without defeats and broke this super-series just few month ago, in the game vs Sweden (1-2) on 2 September 2021.
|ALL-TIME||LONGEST UNBEATEN SERIES||OF NATIONAL TEAMS|
|IN WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS|
|National team||Games||First game||Last game|
|1||Spain||66||28.04.1993 Northern Ireland 3-1||31.03.2021 Kosovo 3-1|
|2||Germany||36||11.03.1934 Luxembourg 9-1||25.09.1985 Sweden 2-2|
|3||Nigeria||35||03.07.2004 Algeria 1-0||07.10.2017 Zambia 1-0|
|Germany||35||01.09.2001 England 1-5||31.03.2021 North Macedonia 1-2|
|5||Netherlands||34||05.09.2001 Estonia 5-0||07.10.2016 Belarus 4-1|
|6||Italy||33||13.10.2004 Belarus 4-3||11.06.2017 Liechtenstein 5-0|
|7||Brazil||32||14.10.2015 Venezuela 3-1|
|8||Brazil||31||28.02.1954 Chile 2-0||18.07.1993 Ecuador 0-0|