Brazil Tops Germany in FIFA U-17 World Cup Quarters, England Next in Semis

Late goals by Weverson and Paulinho sparked the Brazil Under-17 comeback as the club came from behind to beat rivals Germany 2-1 in the FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-finals. Another marquee matchup looms in the semi-finals against England.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Another chapter in the football (soccer) saga of Brazil versus Germany was written in Kolkata, India on Sunday, October 22nd. This time, it was the under-17's taking center stage as Brazil stormed ahead in the second-half to defeat Germany 2-1 to advance to the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-finals.

In recent years, the heated battles between these two football powerhouses' senior counterparts have been well-chronicled.

Germany humiliated Brazil on the seleção's home turf Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?