FIFA World Cup
Brazil Squad for Next Month’s Friendly with Italy
Wavering stars Ronaldinho and Adriano have been recalled by Brazil coach Dunga for next month’s friendly against Italy in London.
Brazil face FIFA World Cup 2006 winner Italians at Arsenal’s Emirates stadium on Feb. 10. This is the first meeting between the two sides since a 3-3 draw in France in 1997.
Here’s the squad for what promises to be a truly entertaining game for those able to afford tickets for it.
Goalkeepers: Doni (AS Roma), Julio Cesar (Inter Milan)
Defenders: Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Adriano Correia (Sevilla), Maicon (Inter Milan), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Lucio (Bayern Munich), Luisao (Benfica), Juan (AS Roma), Thiago Silva (Fluminense)
Midfielders: Anderson (Manchester United), Gilberto Silva (Panathinaikos), Felipe Melo (Fiorentina), Josue (VfL Wolfsburg), Elano (Manchester City), Julio Baptista (AS Roma), Kaka (AC Milan), Ronaldinho (AC Milan)
Forwards: Alexandre Pato (AC Milan), Adriano (Inter Milan), Lus Fabiano (Sevilla), Robinho (Manchester City)