closed list: Tite announces 23 man squad for the World Cup

No Daniel Alves, cut because of a knee injury, coach of Brazil calls Danilo and Fagner to the right side.
14/05/2018 15h05 - Updated 15/05/2018 15h44
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Alisson. Ederson. Cássio. Danilo. Fagner. Marcelo. Filipe Luis. Miranda. Marquinhos. Thiago Silva. Geromel. Casemiro. Fernandinho. Paulinho. Renato Augusto. Fred. Philippe Coutinho. Willian. Neymar. Douglas Costa. Gabriel Jesus. Roberto Firmino. Taison.

It is for this group of 23 players that the Brazilian will have to twist, It is for them that the fingers will be crossed and the prayers made between 14 June and 15 July. Are their names to be printed on the shirts of the fanatics. They are chosen by Tite to try the sixth title in the World Cup, in Russia.

The coach announced the list just after 14h, na sede da CBF, in Rio de Janeiro. With the packed auditorium and more journalists to the outside of the hills, Tite sated the curiosity of millions of people. No big surprise.

All the 23 They are among the 64 he called since August 2016, time of its passage by the Selection. All were in many of the sweepstakes conducted in recent weeks.

Only six are remaining in the last World Cup, marked by 7×1 against Germany: Marcelo, Thiago Silva, Fernandinho, Paulinho, Willian and Neymar. Tite also explained that the list with 35 names was sent to Fifa, but did not disclose other players.

– The other list is already made. Just before we go, talk. The latest information of the last athlete, with the other. A list of 35 It is already made and also closed. Now follows the work, a World, three to seven games. The stage is now preparing. As soon as I see the work sequence – evaluated Tite.

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