The most successful side in the history of the World Cup, Brazil have announced their 23 men squad for the world cup in Russia. Brazil once again will be a top contender in the tournament. The Seleção performance in the World Cup qualifier was exceptional where they scored goals for fun. Brazil last time won the tournament was back in 2002 since then they have failed to reach even the finals of the tournament.
The Super performance in the qualifications will give Brazilian football fans some hope going into the mega event in Russia. The star-studded side will revolve around Neymar. Paris Saint-Germain forward currently recovering from an injury. His performance will be keenly followed by the fans around the globe.
Neymar will enjoy having players like Philipe Coutinho, Fermino, Casemiro in his team. The offensive ability of this Brazilian team will put fear in opposition mind but its defense which needs show their might. Likes of Marcelo, Thiago Silva and Marguinhos who might be playing in their last world cup will have to perform better than what they did in 2014.
Renato Augusto, who play in the Chinese Super League for Beijing Guan have made it to the list. another surprise who made it to the list is Pedro Geromel of Gremio and Fagner of Corinthians.
23 Men squad for FIFA World Cup 2018, Russia
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Roma, Italy), Ederson (Manchester City, England), Cassio (Corinthians);
Defenders: Miranda (Inter Milan, Italy), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain, France), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain, France), Marcelo (Real Madrid, Spain), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Fagner (Corinthians), Pedro Geromel (Gremio), Danilo (Manchester City, England);
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid, Spain), Fernandinho (Manchester City, England), Paulinho (Barcelona, Spain), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan, China PR), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona, Spain), Willian (Chelsea, England), Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine);
Forwards: Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City, England), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool, England), Douglas Costa (Juventus, Italy), Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain, France).
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