Ranking Brazil's 20 Greatest Strikers of All Time

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Ranking Brazil's 20 Greatest Strikers of All Time
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The Brazilian national side has launched the careers of some of football's most recognisable names, whether it be lightening fast full-backs, elegant defensive midfielders, skilful wingers or creative playmakers. It is their goalscorers, though, who continue to capture the imagination.

From Leonidas to Pele and Romario to Ronaldo, some magnificent players have carried the burden of being the Selecao's primary goal-scoring threat, to the point where the current crop is seen as a major disappointment.

Whether it be second strikers in the No. 10 shirt or classical No. 9s, Brazil has had some players who were the envy of the entire world.

But who are the best 20 strikers in the history of Brazil's national side? Read on to find out.

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