Brazil squad for Argentina 19 September and 3 October 2012
Mano Menezes has called up 21 players for the ‘Super derby of the Americas’ (Superclássico das Américas) clash versus Argentina in the Serra Dourada in Goiânia 19th September. The call-up has been limited to Brazil-based players. São Paulo forward, Luis Fabiano, is given a chance to wear the yellow shirt for the first time since the 2010 World Cup. Atlético Mineiro’s emerging star, Bernard, has also been called up.
The return game will be played in Resistencia in Argentina 3rd October.
Brazil squad in full
Goalkeepers: Cássio (Corinthians), Jefferson (Botafogo)
Wingbacks: Carlinhos (Fluminense), Marcos Rocha (Atlético-MG), Fábio Santos (Corinthians), Lucas Marques (Botafogo)
Centrebacks: Dedé (Vasco), Rhodolfo (São Paulo), Réver (Atlético-MG)
Midfielders: Arouca (Santos), Bernard (Atlético-MG), Fernando (Grêmio),
Jadson (São Paulo), Lucas Moura (São Paulo), Paulinho (Corinthians), Ralf (Corinthians), Thiago Neves (Fluminense)
Forwards: Leandro Damião (Internacional), Luis Fabiano (São Paulo), Neymar (Santos), Wellington Nem (Fluminense)