Jack87 news today, Brazil have included defender Daniel Alves, 39, but Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino has been left out of the 26-man World Cup squad named by coach Tite yesterday.
Four years after being ruled out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a knee ligament injury, asianbookie the long-serving Alves was emotional as he celebrated his third game against five-time world champions Brazil.
“Todaybk8 is a day of victory and I am very proud because four years ago my tears were of sadness, and today, they are of happiness,” Alves said in a video posted to his social media.
“I can’t please everyone, but what I can do is not to disappoint those who believe in my dedication and love for the sport and wear my national colors.”
After leaving Barcelona at the end of last season, Alves joined Mexican side Puma Unam.
However,bk8 malaysia his last game with the Puma came in September, where a knee injury has plagued him.
For the past few weeks, he has been working on his recovery with the medical and technical staff of the Barcelona Academy.
“We have been closely monitoring his recovery and all the data we have from Barcelona doctors suggest that he can play,” Brazilian team doctor Fabio Marcere de Gian told a malaysia bk8 news conference in Rio de Janeiro.
Tite said Alves still has the ability to offer the team more than just his years of experience.
“He’s added impressive technical and tactical aspects, being a playmaker, a vocalist,” Tite said. “Of course he’s no longer a 60- to 70-meter runner, but he has other strengths.”
“The standard rewards not only his technical qualities, but also his mental and physical aspects.”
Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli is one of nine strikers out of 12 players in the English Premier League.
The emergence of a new generation of attacking players like Martinelli, Vinicius Jr., Rodrigo, Rafinha, Gabriel and Pedro kept the 31-year-old Firmino out of the squad.
Aston Villa attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho is also out of the squad after suffering a thigh injury in training at the weekend, which will keep him out for several weeks.
Brazil will have four centre-backs: Juventus’ Bremer; Paris Saint-Germain’s Marquinhos; Chelsea’s Thiago Silva; and Real Madrid’s Eder Militao – asianbookie bk8 while excluding Roger Ibanez (Roma), Lucas Verissimo (Benfica) and Gabriel Magalas (Arsenal).
The Brazilian Football Federation also announced that former Paris Saint-Germain coach Ricardo Gomes will join Tite’s staff as an assistant.
The team and Tite will gather at Juventus’ training ground in Turin on November 14, where Brazil will hold a five-day training camp, before flying to Doha on November 19.
Brazil start their World Cup campaign with Serbia in Qatar on November 24, and face Switzerland and Cameroon in Group G.
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool); Ederson (Manchester City); and Weaverton (Palmelas).
Defenders: Bremer, Alex Sandro (Juventus); Eder Militao (Real Madrid); Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain); Thiago Silva (Chelsea); Danilo (Juventus); Daniel Alves (Puma); and Alex Telles (Sevilla).
Midfielders: Bruno Guimaraes (Newcastle United); Casemiro, Fred (both Manchester United); Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo); Fabinho (Liverpool); and Lucas Paqueta (West Ham United).
Forwards: Anthony (Manchester United); Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Martinelli (both Arsenal); Neymar Jr. (Paris Saint-Germain); Pedro (Flamengo); Rafini Jakarta (Barcelona); Richarlison (Tottenham Hotspur); and Vinicius Jr.’s Rodrigo (both Real Madrid).