Brazil squad for international friendly versus France 9 February 2011 – Premier League’s Gomes, Rafael, Lucas, Ramires, David Luiz, Sandro Ranieri & Anderson are included
Mano Manezes has called up 23 players for the game versus France in the Stade de France.
Keeper Julio César returns but there’s still no place for Maicon, Juan, Lúcio and Kaká. The younger players, such as Neymar, who are currently appearing for Brazil’s U-20s in Peru, have also not been called up.
New faces include midfielders Renato Augusto (Bayer Leverkusen) and Jadson (Shakhtar).
The Brazil squad in full:
Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (Inter Milan), Gomes (Tottenham), Neto (Fiorentina)
Wingbacks: Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Rafael (Manchester United), Marcelo (Real Madrid), André Santos (Fenerbahçe)
Centrebacks: Breno (Bayern Munich), David Luiz (Chelsea), Thiago Silva (Milan), Luisão (Benfica)
Midfielders: Lucas (Liverpool), Ramires (Chelsea), Sandro Ranieri (Tottenham), Elias (Atlético Madrid), Hernanes (Lazio), Anderson (Manchester United), Renato Augusto (Bayer Leverkusen), Jadson (Shaktar)
Forwards: Robinho (AC Milan), Alexandre Pato (AC Milan), André (Dynamo Kiev),
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