The Copa America winner plays on his soil and is now a leader in the FIFA rankings before the World Cup title in France, Brazil had a great summer. La Celesao is back on track with two friendly games against Columbia (Sept. 6 at Miami's Hard Rock Stadium) and Peru (Sept. 10, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum).
Two meetings for which Tite – attending with new coordinator Giuninho Paulista, who replaces Ed, left to serve as athletic director at Arsenal – revealed his roster of players convened this Friday at the headquarters of the Brazilian Football Confederation in Rio de Janeiro. We find a large number of players who participated in the winning campaign during the recent Copa.
Three players from Paris SG Marquinhos, Thiago Silva and Neymar are in attendance. Gabriel Jesus expelled in the final against Peru will not travel. There are several new ones: Ivan, the concierge of Ponte Preta; Jorge, left side of Santos, loan from AS Monaco; Bruno Henrique, Flamengo striker; and Samir, the central defender of Udinese.
goalkeepers: Ederson (Manchester City), Ivan (Ponte Preta), Waverton (Palmeiras);
defenders: Markinhos (Paris DG), Alex Sandro (Juventus Turin), Thiago Silva (Paris DG), Fagner (Corinthians), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Jorge (Santos), Dani Alves (Sao Paulo), Samir (Udinese);
media: Lucas Packet (Milan), Alan (Naples), Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fabinho (Liverpool), Coutinho (FC Barcelona), Arthur (FC Barcelona);
Forward: Bruno Henrique (Flamengo), David Neres (Ajax), Vinicius, Jr. (Real Madrid), Neymar (Paris DG), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Richardson (Everton).
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