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Brazil Announce WC Qualifier Squad, Snub 8 Stars

Brazil Announce FIFA World Cup Qualifier Squad, Snub 8 Stars

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By David Kappel - Aug 11, 2017 08:48 AM @kappilinho

Brazil coach Tite has announced his 23-man squad for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and snubbed some big names in the process.

Click through the gallery to see some Brazil stars who were snubbed for the Selecao's latest squad.

The Selecao have already qualified for the showpiece in Russia, leading the South American qualification table by 11 points over second-placed Colombia.

Forward Luan and goalkeeper Cassio were the surprise inclusions, while players such as David Luiz and Alex Sandro were among those who did not receive a call-up.

The Brazilians will take on Ecuador on 1 September before travelling to Colombia four days later.

Brazil's squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Alisson (Roma), Cassio (Corinthians), Ederson (Manchester City)

Defenders: Thiago Silva (PSG), Marquinhos (PSG), Dani Alves (PSG), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Miranda (Inter Milan), Fagner (Corinthians), Rodrigo Caio (Sao Paulo)

Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Willian (Chelsea), Luan (Gremio), Giuliano (Zenit)

Forwards: Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Neymar (PSG), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk)

Read: Latest FIFA Rankings Announced

What do you make of Brazil's latest squad? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Ntsunda11 Joined: 17 Feb 2016
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Ntsunda11 Aug 17, 2017 03:43 PM
@Roger. F.Dennis. L it's FIFA calendar during that time
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Roger. F.Dennis. L Joined: 25 Apr 2017
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Roger. F.Dennis. L Aug 14, 2017 09:37 PM
its unfair that PSG will have to do without 4 of their key players
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Spiro Valdez Aug 14, 2017 04:57 PM
No wonder they qualified already,they're well covered in all departments
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yuri10 Aug 14, 2017 12:38 PM
Great squard
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Phikza Aug 13, 2017 03:57 PM
Tough squad...
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m3nga's Aug 13, 2017 10:18 AM
THE Brazilians..#kaboyellow
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@Saider.Com Aug 12, 2017 09:12 AM
Good squad
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mothapo0314 Aug 12, 2017 07:59 AM
nice one coach keep up the goods team
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MR E Aug 12, 2017 05:58 AM
Still brazil have quality players on their squad.
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Matupa11 Aug 11, 2017 06:29 PM
class hope my team takes the cup in Russia Brasilia
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Stuart Alois Aug 11, 2017 04:47 PM
Cnt ask for more.
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The_Diski_God Aug 11, 2017 04:28 PM
@hlazn,he has always been Willian....
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Hlaysn Aug 11, 2017 01:07 PM
Floyd13 Aug 11, 2017 10:49 AM Kanti William changed his name to willian? REPLY REPORT....heheheheh u r drunk my cow!
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thatos Aug 11, 2017 12:23 PM
Good selection by coach
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Mifu Reloaded Aug 11, 2017 12:11 PM
Why not snub the big headed magaqela Neymar boy!!!
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MOKOKOTLO Aug 11, 2017 11:48 AM
@Floyd13 maybe its time to buy a flat screen and throw away that 32cm sarah bartman - blaupunk of yours hahahah
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MOKOKOTLO Aug 11, 2017 11:47 AM
@Floyd13 sorry daddy it was just you thinking the wrong hahahahah
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real-madrid Aug 11, 2017 11:21 AM
@MR E agree way better and he has proven himself not mbappe jst one season . and hazard wont cost that much like overpriced mbappe
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wpangwa@gmail.com Aug 11, 2017 11:06 AM
@Floyd13 he was never William from the start
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Floyd13 Aug 11, 2017 10:49 AM
Kanti William changed his name to willian?

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