Neymar to vanguard Brazil for Copa America, Thiago Silva included
Neymar warms up before a equal amongst Brazil and Ecuador as slice of South American Qualifiers for Qatar 2022 at Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. - GETTY IMAGES
Neymar consign spearhead Brazils battery for Copa America, with veteran defender Thiago Silva moreover included despite a past injury.
Coach Tite announced his 24-man band on Wednesday for the tournament, which is thicken to ignite from Sunday after being moved to Brazil on elliptical notice when co-hosts Colombia and Argentina pulled out.
Popular Atletico Madrid Live News
- Atletico get timely victory, Getafe make top-four statement 2020-02-09 07:06:15
- Georginio Wijnaldum Says Atletico Madrid Are “More Or Less Like Us” 2020-02-16 21:06:03
- Simeone: Atletico Madrid have to show life in LaLiga Santander 2020-02-08 00:00:00
- Atletico Madrid fullback Arias ready for Mane: Diego Costa can hurt Liverpool 2020-02-18 15:06:03
- Antoine Griezmann chants earn Atletico Madrid fine after fans target Barcelona star 2020-02-26 23:06:03
Most of the squad is corresponding to the one used for the fashionable two rounds of South American World Cup qualifying, with Chelsea defender Silva returning after gone those games.
The nucleus back was injured during Chelseas win in the Champions League end inveigh Manchester City.
Neymar has previously spoken he wants to acting at the Tokyo Olympics this summer as well, but it is unlikely he can participate in both tournaments.
Neymar’s bludgeon Paris Saint-Germain does not have to free him for the Olympics because the tournament is not listed on FIFA’s international match calendar.
Neymar led Brazil to its best gold in men’s soccer at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The Copa America modern entrust be on July 10 at the corresponding Maracana grounds where Brazil thrash Germany on penalties to knot the period then.
Brazil’s boon merriment in Tokyo is on July 22 against Germany in Yokohama. The hindmost is on August 7, on the corresponding day the French band starts.
Brazil is scheduled to yawning the Copa America on Sunday rail Venezuela in Brasilia with no fans at the Mane Garrincha park due to the alarming COVID-19 figures in the country. More than 475,000 kinsfolk retain died of the indisposition in the South American nation.
The Brazil players hold publicly criticized the countrys sneering to landlord the tournament amid the widespread but agreed to play.
Barcelona signing Emerson leave carry the nook of injured Sao Paulo FC veteran Dani Alves. Atletico Madrids Felipe is the replacement for Benficas Lucas Verissimo, besides injured.
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City), Weverton (Palmeiras)
Defenders: Emerson (Barcelona), Danilo, Alex Sandro (Juventus), Renan Lodi, Felipe (Atletico Madrid), Éder Militão (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Thiago Silva (Chelsea)
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa), Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo), Fabinho (Liverpool), Fred (Manchester United), Lucas Paquetá (Lyon)
Forwards: Everton (Benfica), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), Richarlison (Everton), Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid)
Get your daily dose of Sportstar with handpicked stories delivered rectify to your inbox!
Get your daily dose of Sportstar with handpicked stories delivered remedy to your inbox!