With the World Cup just 35 days away, Brazil head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has released his squad selection for the football fiesta.
The list has notable omissions such as Liverpool’s duo of Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Leiva, Atletico Madrid’s in-form defenders; Miranda and Felipe Luis. The straight forward list of the World Cup hosts includes:
Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar, Jefferson, Victor
Defenders: Dani Alves, Maicon, Henrique, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Dante, Marcelo, Maxwell
Mid-fielders: Ramires, Hernanes, Paulinho, Willian, Fernandinho, Luiz Gustavo, Oscar
Strikers Neymar, Fred, Hulk, Jo, Bernard