Casemiro hardly took a few days to settle his name in Manchester United, and he’s amusingly proving his worth for Brazil in the ongoing Qatar World Cup. His decorated trophy cabin is amazing proof to showcase his skills and denotes why he is among the most celebrated footballers of recent times. In his tenure with Real Madrid, he won a staggering 18 trophies.
Lifting the Champions League trophy five times isn’t something many achieve in their careers. Casemiro is undoubtedly among the finest mid-fielders from the last decade.
Seven stats showing his greatness
He has already appeared 18 times for Manchester United and is currently having a great time with Brazil.
In the below section, we have covered some of Casemiro’s amazing stats to portray how amazing he has been on the field.
1: Casemiro had five tackles against South Korea, more than any Brazilian on the pitch.
2: He has the highest number of six interceptions among the Brazilian players in the World Cup. He has also blocked two shots and four passes which is also the greatest in the Brazilian squad.
3: The Manchester United midfielder has 3.2 tackles per game which are more than any other United player in the Premier League.
4: He scored against Switzerland despite having an xG of simply 0.09 in the match – a superb strike.
5: With Casemiro starting in, the United has an average of 2 points per game in the Premier League matches. With this average tally continuing, they’ll wrap up the season with 76 points.
6: With Casemiro featuring for the team, Ten Hag’s squad has a sensational win percentage of 63.
7: In his last 14 starts for his nation and club, the Brazilian star has delivered 11 wins with two draws and just a defeat.
Brazil in the Quarter Finals
After a complete one-sider on Monday’s match against South Korea and defeating them 4-1, Brazil advanced to the round of 8, and they’ll take on Croatia in the Quarterfinals, who defeated Japan in a penalty shootout.
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