Brazil has produced some of the biggest stars in world football history. That is without any doubt. However, like any country, it has also produced those who have failed to match initial expectation.
The move to European clubs is not an easy one for many players, with a hugely different culture to adapt to both on and off the field.
It is a move that leads some to excel, while others struggle under the weight of expectation. Luck, undoubtedly, can play a major role in how a player's career will pan out.
Without further ado, then, let's take a look at five of Brazil's biggest flops in European football.