Brazil Announce WC Qualifier Squad, Snub 8 Stars
Brazil Announce FIFA World Cup Qualifier Squad, Snub 8 Stars
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)
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