Real Madrid full-back Marcelo and Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho are among four additions to the Brazil squad for September friendlies, the country's federation has announced.
Coach Dunga announced his squad two weeks ago for games against Costa Rica on Sept. 5 and the United States three days later, but now he has made four changes over the past 48 hours.
Marcelo will replace the injured Filipe Luis, who picked up a hamstring in training with Atletico Madrid this week and will not...
Orlando City SC midfielder Kaka said his goal is to remain with the Selecao for 2018 World Cup qualifying after the two September friendlies in the United States.
The 2007 Ballon d'Or winner, who played on Brazil's 2002 World Cup winning squad, was a surprise inclusion on Dunga's 24-man squad for two important tests against Costa Rica and the United States. Brazil will face Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena on Sept. 5, before taking on the U.S. team at Gillette Stadium on Sept. 8.
"This year we have four...
Paris Saint-Germain star Thiago Silva says his snub by Brazil coach Dunga will simply "motivate me more."
Silva, 30, was left out of the Brazil squad by Dunga, 51, for the Selecao's friendlies with Costa Rica and the United States early next month.
The central defender, who captained his country at last year's World Cup, will see PSG teammates David Luiz, Lucas and Marquinhos all head off to join the squad, a sight Silva believes will merely spur him forward.
"It's difficult for me. I don't know...