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Brazil 1914

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Rolando looks on as Fried leaves the field

The first time that a 'national' selection (drawn from both Rio and São Paulo) had represented Brazil was for a friendly against the touring Exeter City in 1914.
Brazil won 2-0 with goals from Oswaldo Gomes and Osman.
Arthur Friedenreich reportedly lost 2 teeth during the game. He played on.

Brazil
Exeter City
Marcos (América) 
G
Reg Loram
Píndaro (Flamengo) 
FB
Jack Fort
Nery (Flamengo) 
FB
Sam Strettle
Lagreca (AA São Bento) 
HB
Jimmy Rigby
Rubens Salles (Paulistano) 
HB
Jimmy Lagan
Rolando (Botafogo) 
HB
Augustus Harding
Abelardo (Botafogo) 
F
Harry Holt
Oswaldo Gomes (Fluminense) 
F
Fred Whittaker
Friedenreich (Ypiranga) 
F
Billy Hunter
Osman (América) 
F
Billy Lovett
Formiga (Ypiranga)
F
Fred Goodwin







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