Brazil defender Danilo has been ruled out of Friday's Group E game with Costa Rica with a thigh problem and will be replaced by Corinthians right-back Fagner, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday.
Danilo, who was promoted to a starting role after Dani Alves pulled out of the squad with an injury in May, tweaked his right thigh during training, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said.
He will undergo physiotherapy treatment immediately but a firm date for his return was not given.
SAO PAULO -- Brazilian club Corinthians donated $3,000 to hotel staffers in Venezuela before their Copa Libertadores match because of the economic crisis in the country.
It was the second instance this week by a club from Brazil.
Corinthians shared a video on their social media channels showing players and directors handing envelopes to hotel staffers in Cabudare, 350 kilometres (220 miles) from the capital of Caracas. Club chairman Andres Sanchez said the donation was "small, but from the heart...