Brazil squad to face Argentina 21 November 2012
Mano Menezes has named his squad for the rearranged second leg of the `Superclássico das Américas`(Super derby) in Buenos Aires on November 21st. Former Liverpool keeper, Diego Cavalieri, may get his chance alongside Fluminense team mate Jean who also gets his first call-up by Brazil. Santos ‘ 32-year-old centreback, Durval, also gets his first cap.
Menezes has not called up São Paulo and Grêmio players who are still involved in the Copa Sul-Americana.
Brazil won the first leg 2-1 in the Serra Dourada in September. The original return leg in Resistencia, Argentina, was called off because of floodlight failure.
Keepers: Jefferson (Botafogo), Diego Cavalieri (Fluminense)
Centrebacks: Réver (Atlético-MG), Leonardo Silva (Atlético-MG), Durval (Santos)
Wingbacks: Carlinhos (Fluminense), Fábio Santos (Corinthians), Marcos Rocha (Atlético-MG), Lucas Marques (Botafogo)
Midfielders: Ralf (Corinthians), Paulinho (Corinthians), Jean (Fluminense), Arouca (Santos), Thiago Neves (Fluminense), Fellype Gabriel (Botafogo), Bernard (Atlético-MG)
Forwards: Neymar (Santos), Leandro Damião (Internacional), Fred (Fluminense).
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