5 Brazilian Stars to Watch in the Champions League Last 16

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5 Brazilian Stars to Watch in the Champions League Last 16
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Thursday morning saw the draw for the last sixteen of the Champions League take place and fans Europe-wide are already rushing to ensure that flights and hotels are booked for their future adventures.

The Champions League is the pinnacle of the European game, but is also a competition that has been greatly enriched by the presence of talent procured from countries the world over.

Of those countries, Brazil has had more of an impact than most. In fact, it can sometimes be difficult to find a Champions League encounter that doesn't feature a star from the South American country.

While Europe's Brazilian ranks may lack the star power of the past, this year has been no exception to that rule and the competition has once more been heavily influenced by those born in the land of Samba and Caipirinhas.

So, let's take a look at five Brazilian stars who could come to the fore in the knockout rounds.

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