Brazil have called up Internacional's Geferson after Real Madrid left-back Marcelo was ruled out of the Copa America.
Marcelo suffered a back injury with AS reporting that Real Madrid informed Brazil earlier this week of the problem.
"We were told by Real Madrid doctors that in a training session he went to jump and since then he's been suffering severe pain in the lumbar region," Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar told AS.
"We did some tests and he won't be able to start to train with...
SAO PAULO -- Striker Gilberto scored in second-half injury time to help Vasco da Gama defeat Botafogo 2-1 and win their first Rio de Janeiro state title in 12 years.
Vasco won 3-1 on aggregate after a 1-0 victory in the first leg last week at the Maracana Stadium.
Rafael Silva opened the scoring late in the first half and Botafogo equalized through Diego Jardel in the 75th before Gilberto sealed Vasco's victory with a shot from inside the area in front of more than 66,000 fans at the storied stadium.
Fabricio has been suspended by Internacional after turning against supporters of the club during a match against Ypiringa.
The incident came in a Campeonato Gaucho clash as the Brazilian reacted to taunting from the crowd by flicking the middle finger of each hand repeatedly towards fans.
He had been in possession of the ball but gave it up and walked sullenly off the pitch before being shown the red card by referee Luis Teixeira.
Internacional supporters at Wednesday night's match were seen to...