Brazil called up Neymar, Vinicius Júnior and Gabriel Jesús this Friday for the matches with Venezuela and Uruguay for the ESouth American liminatory of the World Cup in Qatar 2022 next November.
The list of summoned by the Brazilian coach, Adenor Leonardo Bacchi ‘Tite’, also includes forwards Everton, Roberto Firmino and Richarlisonas well as attacking midfielders Philippe Coutinho and Everton Ribeiro.
Brazil, leader with Argentina in the Qualifiers by adding two victories, will host Venezuela on November 13 at the Morumbí stadium in Sao Paulo and four days later will visit Uruguay in Montevideo.
The great novelty in the list of summoned for the two parties, in addition to the call of Vinicius for the first time for an official match.
In addition, the return to Canarinha of forward Gabriel Jesús, defender Éder Militao and midfielder Arthur.
All three are Tite’s trusted players and they played last year’s Copa América with Brazil, but, due to injury or being out of shape, they were left out of the squad for the first two matches of the national team for the qualifying rounds. , in which Canarinha beat Bolivia 5-0 and Peru 2-4.
Another who returned to the list is goalkeeper Alisson, Tite’s starter at the position and who had been called up for the first two playoff games but had to be called off at the last minute due to injury.
On the list the full backs Gabriel Menino (Palmeiras), Alex Telles (Manchester United-ING) and Renan Lodi (Atlético de Madrid-ESP) remained, who join Vinicius Júnior in the group of players with whom Tite begins to renew the Canarinha.
Vinicius replaced the striker Rodrygo, his partner at Real Madrid, who was another of the youth called to rejuvenate the team for the World Cup in Qatar.
At the press conference in which he read his squad list, Tite said that he decided to call the Real Madrid youth for his characteristics, for the maturity he reached and for his current good moment.
“He is a player who gives openness and breadth to the left wing, with extraordinary physical virtues. If a normal car has five gears, he has seven. The young people we summoned reached maturity in their clubs and Vinicius is living his best moment in his clubb, “he stated.
Players from the English League dominate again in the Brazilian team, with 9 representatives among the 23 summoned, followed by those of the Spanish League, with 5, since, in addition to those already mentioned Vinicius Júnior, Renan Lodi, Éder Militao and Coutinho, the list includes Casemiro (Real Madrid) at the wheel.
Next are the players from Brazilian clubs (two from Flamengo and two from Palmeiras) and those from France (2), Italy (2) and Portugal (1).
– ARCHERS: Alisson (Liverpool-GBR), Ederson (Manchester City-GBR) and Weverton (Palmeiras).
– DEFENDERS: Danilo (Juventus-ITA), Gabriel Menino (Palmeiras), Alex Telles (Manchester United-GBR) and Renan Lodi (Atlético de Madrid-ESP), Thiago Silva (Chelsea-GBR), Éder Militao (Real Madrid-ESP), Marquinhos (PSG-FRA) and Rodrigo Caio (Flamengo).
– MIDFIELDERS: Casemiro (Real Madrid-ESP), Arthur (Juventus-ITA), Fabinho (Liverpool-GBR), Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa-GBR), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona-ESP) and Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo).
– FRONT: Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City-GBR), Vinicius Júnior (Real Madrid-ESP), Neymar (PSG-FRA), Everton (Benfica-POR), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool-GBR) and Richarlison (Everton-GBR).