Despite not having had to face the trials and tribulations that come with World Cup qualifying, there is little doubt that host nation Brazil will be ready for World Cup 2014 next summer.
With a plethora of talent to choose from across the board and key experience and confidence gained at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup this past summer, Canarinho look poised to give the rest of the globe's football powers a run for their money in 2014.
Barcelona superstar Neymar proved he could lead the South American giants to monumental victories at the Confederations Cup, scoring four goals and earning the Golden Ball Award en route to leading Brazil to a 3-0 win over defending World Cup champion Spain in the tournament final.
Head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari certainly won't hesitate to name the country's top player to his World Cup squad. Nonetheless he'll have some tough decisions to make as the summer draws closer.
With kickoff for World Cup 2014 just months away, let's take a closer look at the latest news surrounding Brazil's 23-man roster and the projected starting XI.