Brazil announce U20 squad for World Cup in Colombia 2011

June 16, 2011 at 17:28 7 comments

Ney Franco

Coach Ney Franco has called up 26 players for the Under-20 World Cup in Colombia. The coach will cut five players before the squad head off to Colombia 24 July. The tournament runs from July 29 to August 20. Brazil are in Group E and take on Egypt (29 July), Austria (1 August) and Panama (4 August).

Update: on 15 July 2011, Ney Franco dropped the following players from the squad: Diego Maurício (Flamengo), Sebá (Cruzeiro), Roni (Criciúma), Felipe Anderson (Santos).

Brazil squad in full
Keepers:  Aleksander (Avaí),  Cesar (Flamengo), Gabriel (Cruzeiro)
Wingbacks: Alex Sandro (Santos), Danilo (Santos), Gabriel Silva (Palmeiras), Galhardo (Flamengo), Allan (wingback/midfielder – Vasco)
Central defenders: Bruno Uvini  (São Paulo), Frauches (Flamengo),  Juan (Internacional),  Romário (Internacional)
Midfielders: Casemiro (São Paulo), Fernando (Grêmio), Alan Patrick (Shakhtar Donestk), Dudu (Cruzeiro), Felipe Anderson (Santos), Oscar (Internacional), Philippe Coutinho (Inter Milan), Roni (Criciúma)
Forwards: Diego Maurício (Flamengo), Henrique (São Paulo), Negueba (Flamengo), Roberto Firmino (Hoffenhein), Willian (São Paulo), Sebá (Cruzeiro)

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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Justice Pope  |  June 17, 2011 at 08:03

    Good squad!

    Why is Mario Fernandes of Gremio not in there? I thought he was one of Brazil’s finer CB prospects?

  • 2. Eraziel  |  June 18, 2011 at 18:21


  • 3. Roger D'silva  |  July 6, 2011 at 05:54

    Excellante Squad why Neymar is not there in the squad? God bless BRASIL

  • 4. AHMED  |  July 11, 2011 at 13:12


  • 5. Ossie  |  July 27, 2011 at 22:58

    I thnk adrian has proved himself to be in this squad..his a top class striker and the future of brazil..

  • 6. OLAGOKE ABIMBOLA  |  August 5, 2011 at 02:12

    Fine squad but where is adrian & lucas paizon.

  • 7. Dipankar Das  |  October 21, 2012 at 13:25

    Brasil team is most’s awesome.many younstar talented players. Oscar,neymar,alan patrick are megastar.


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