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Brazil Announce WC Qualifier Squad, Snub 8 Stars

Brazil Announce FIFA World Cup Qualifier Squad, Snub 8 Stars

By David Kappel - Aug 11, 2017 08:48 AM @kappilinho

Brazil coach Tite has announced his 23-man squad for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and snubbed some big names in the process.

Click through the gallery to see some Brazil stars who were snubbed for the Selecao's latest squad.

The Selecao have already qualified for the showpiece in Russia, leading the South American qualification table by 11 points over second-placed Colombia.

Forward Luan and goalkeeper Cassio were the surprise inclusions, while players such as David Luiz and Alex Sandro were among those who did not receive a call-up.

The Brazilians will take on Ecuador on 1 September before travelling to Colombia four days later.

Brazil's squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Alisson (Roma), Cassio (Corinthians), Ederson (Manchester City)

Defenders: Thiago Silva (PSG), Marquinhos (PSG), Dani Alves (PSG), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Miranda (Inter Milan), Fagner (Corinthians), Rodrigo Caio (Sao Paulo)

Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Willian (Chelsea), Luan (Gremio), Giuliano (Zenit)

Forwards: Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Neymar (PSG), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk)

Read: Latest FIFA Rankings Announced

What do you make of Brazil's latest squad? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Khosi-City Joined: 29 Aug 2015
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Khosi-City Aug 11, 2017 10:30 AM
Grt squad
THE NK Joined: 28 Dec 2016
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THE NK Aug 11, 2017 10:13 AM
Wow tough squad.
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MR E Aug 11, 2017 10:10 AM
Brazil have quality to win the world cup next year.
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Myaka weliPhefeni Aug 11, 2017 10:00 AM
Mmmmmm kzonyiwa la,good squad bt no David Luiz
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jinks Aug 11, 2017 09:52 AM
For real dis coach z drunk.How do u leave david luiz sure.
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upthebuczz Aug 11, 2017 09:41 AM
David Luiz?
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Real Pirates Fc Aug 11, 2017 09:37 AM
No Luiz ? this coach is drunk
Isco the proudly dawana African kings Joined: 09 Aug 2017
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Jhoo what a squad..Brazil has pure talent muur
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prakazel Aug 11, 2017 09:34 AM
This coach is a cow hence his name is Tiete
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Lindzome Aug 11, 2017 09:25 AM
Brazil is really blessed with talent
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Flash Mabuza Aug 11, 2017 09:22 AM
everytime you look at a brazilian team you just smile in envy at how greatly they appreciate their sport , what a team
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Heides Aug 11, 2017 09:09 AM
I ges Oscar is not usefull for this coach tite
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Chiefester Aug 11, 2017 08:58 AM
No new blood in the defence.

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