Brazil name World Cup squad: Neymar, Jesus, Richarlison in, Firmino out

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Brazil name World Cup Squad

The Brazilian national football team named their 26-man squad for the World Cup in Qatar on Monday leaving out Liverpool’s star, Roberto Firmino out of the team.

Arsenal forwards Gabriel Martinelli and Gabriel Jesus and PSG star, Neymar made the squad.

The squad also has Antony, who plies his trade for Manchester United, Pedro, who plays for Flamengo in Brazil, while Barcelona forward, Raphinha also made the team.

Richarlison, who just came back from injury playing for Tottenham is part of the forward, while the duo of Rodrygo and Vinicius Jr, plying their trade in Real Madrid are also part of the forward.

The Brazilian forward line-up is one of the deadliest attacking force right now in the world.

Liverpool’s goalkeeper, Alisson and that of Manchester United and Weverton, playing for Palmeiras made up the three keepers in the squad.

The defenders are made up of ageless Dani Alves, who now plays for Pumas UNAM; Danilo and Alex Sandro from Juventus; Alex Telles (Sevilla), Bremer (Juventus), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain) and Thiago Silva (Chelsea).

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The midfield has Bruno Guimaraes, who plays for Newcastle; Casemiro for Manchester United; Everton Ribeiro from Flamengo; Fabinho from Liverpool; Fred from Manchester United and Lucas Paqueta from West Ham.

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Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City), Weverton (Palmeiras)

Defenders: Dani Alves (Pumas UNAM), Danilo (Juventus), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Alex Telles (Sevilla), Bremer (Juventus), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Thiago Silva (Chelsea)

Midfielders: Bruno Guimaraes (Newcastle), Casemiro (Manchester United), Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo), Fabinho (Liverpool), Fred (Manchester United), Lucas Paqueta (West Ham)

Attackers: Antony (Manchester United), Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal), Gabriel Martinelli (Arsenal), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), Pedro (Flamengo), Raphinha (Barcelona), Richarlison (Tottenham), Rodrygo (Real Madrid), Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid)

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