FIFA WORLD CUP: Brazil 23-man squad for 2018 World Cup Released
The Selecao are among the teams fancied to challenge for the crown in Russia, but they will be without key defender Dani Alves because of his injury.
Alves’s PSG teammate Neymar is also named in the squad, however, even with a broken foot keeping him on the sidelines since February.
There are six Premier League players named in the squad, meanwhile, with Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson joined by teammates Danilo, Fernandinho, and Gabriel Jesus.
Liverpool attacker Roberto Firmino is also named along with Chelsea’s Willian.
Brazil opens her 2018 World Cup campaign against Switzerland on June 17, as they will also be playing Costa Rica and Serbia in the group stage of the competition.
Here is Brazil 23-man squad for 2018 World Cup:
Goalkeepers: Alisson, Ederson, Cassio
Defenders: Fagner, Danilo, Marcelo, Filipe Luis, Marquinhos, Miranda, Thiago Silva, Geromel
Midfielders: Casemiro, Fernandinho, Fred, Paulinho, Philippe Coutinho, Renato Augusto, Willian
Forwards: Douglas Costa, Firmino, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar, Taison