With Brazil the favorite to win the 2014 World Cup on home soil, places in their final squad for the tournament become that much more sought after.
Those competing for spots in Luiz Felipe Scolari's Selecao outfit know that if the team is able to achieve glory in the final, they will instantly attain a kind of football immortality.
While "Big Phil" has likely decided on most of his squad, there are still a few spots up for grabs.
Will he opt for experienced players who he knows will perform at a certain level, or will he take a slight gamble and blood a few youngsters who have the potential to become revelations?
Here are five younger players who will be pushing to join the party in June and July.