Tite announced the squad for the FIFA June dates on Wednesday. The Brazil team has scheduled meetings with South Korea, led by Paulo Bento, and Japan. The first match will be played in Seoul on June 2, and the second in Tokyo on June 6.
The canarinha was also going to face Argentina on June 11 in Australia, but the match was canceled, Juninho announced at a press conference. The Brazilian team coordinator revealed that “the intention is to face an African team in Europe”.
Tite has called up 27 players for friendlies. The star is Danilo, a young midfielder from Palmeiras de Abel Ferreira, who is making his debut for the Brazilian A team.
Here is the full list of nominees:
Goalie: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City) and Weverton (Palmeiras);
Defenses: Dani Alves (Barcelona), Danilo (Juventus), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Alex Telles (Manchester United), Guilherme Arana (Atlético Mineiro), Éder Militão (Real Madrid), Gabriel Magalhães (Arsenal), Marquinhos (PSG) and Thiago Silva (Chelsea);
Averages: Bruno Guimarães (Newcastle), Casemiro (Real Madrid), Danilo (Palmeiras), Fabinho (Liverpool), Fred (Manchester United), Lucas Paquetá (Lyon) and Philippe Coutinho (Aston Villa);
Advanced: Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Gabriel Martinelli (Arsenal), Matheus Cunha (Atlético de Madrid), Neymar (PSG), Raphinha (Leeds), Richarlison (Everton), Rodrygo (Real Madrid) and Vinícius (Real Madrid).