In-demand Gabriel Jesus shone for Brazil in the World Cup qualifiers, but a quick return to club action with Palmeiras may not have been in his best interests.
A testing World Cup qualifier in the rarefied heights of Quito will provide a tough baptism for new Brazil coach Tite.
Tim Vickery warns that Brazil should not get too carried away by its Olympic success.
Brazil coach Rogerio restores pride to country with Olympic triumph.
Olympic success over Germany ends two years of soul searching for Brazil.
Neyar and Gabriel Jesus both scored twice as Brazil moved closer to realising their Olympic dream.
No nation have ever won both men and women's gold medals in the same Olympic Games, but Brazil will be looking to do that in Rio.
Another failure in the Copa Libertadores highlights the decline of Brazilian football.
There will be no honeymoon period for new Brazil coach Tite, who has important World Cup qualifiers looming on the horizon.
Brazil coach Dunga could be on the verge of breaking with decades worth of Brazilian football tradition.