With star attacker Neymar expected to be out for three months after foot surgery, these are the players who could step into the breach should Brazil need cover for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Laureus recognised Chapecoense's success in rebuilding after the majority of its first-team squad was killed in an air disaster.
Highly rated Gremio midfielder Arthur will not be leaving before December regardless of any potential deal that is struck with Barcelona, according to club president Romildo Bolzan Jr.
Gabriel Barbosa is keen on a return to Santos, the club's president has confirmed, with the forward ready to end his European nightmare.
Jair Ventura has been named the new manager of Brazilian giant Santos.
A brace to ex-Brazil striker Jo propelled Corinthians to a 3-1 win over Fluminense which sealed the Campeonato Brasileiro for the Sau Paulo club.