RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Of the 23 players on Tite's latest roster for the Brazilian national football team, ten have left Brazil heading for Europe without completing at least 50 matches in Brazilian football.
Some have left virtually unknown, with no major achievements in the country, before putting on the jersey of a major European team.
Forward Gabriel Martinelli, 18, is one of the most recent examples of this exodus of young talent. He has not yet been called up for the senior national team but has just been summoned for the first time to represent Brazil's U . . .