Brazil names roster for September friendly at Red Bull Arena
HARRISON, N.J. (Via New York Red Bulls) – The Brazilian Football Confederation has announced the roster for the Brazil Men’s National Team International Friendlies in September, including the September 5 match against Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena.
The roster features 11 players that were part of Brazil’s 2014 FIFA World Cup squad, including Neymar Jr, Oscar and David Luis. Kaka, who joined MLS’ Orlando City SC ahead of the 2015 season, was also named to the roster. Kaka has 89 appearances for Brazil, including three World Cups. Kaka will make two trips to Red Bull Arena in September, as the Red Bulls host Orlando City SC on Friday, September 25.
Brazil, the only nation to win the FIFA World Cup a total of five times, are coached by Dunga and finished in fourth place in last year’s World Cup at home in Brazil.
The roster also represents some of the biggest clubs in the world, including FC Barcelona (Dani Alves, Neymar), Manchester City (Fernandinho), Real Madrid (Danilo), Chelsea FC (Ramires, Oscar, Willian) and FC Bayern Munich (Douglas Costa).
Marcelo Grohe Grêmio (Brazil)
Alisson Internacional (Brazil)
Marquinhos Paris Saint-Germain (France)
Miranda Inter Milan (Italy)
Gabriel Paulista Arsenal (England)
Luis Filipe Atletico Madrid (Spain)
Danilo Real Madrid (Spain)
Douglas Santos Atlético Mineiro (Brazil)
Fernandinho Manchester City (England)
Elias Corinthians (Brazil)
Oscar Chelsea FC (England)
Roberto Firmino Liverpool (England)
Willian Chelsea FC (England)
Kaka Orlando City SC (MLS)
Lucas Lima Santos (Brazil)
Lucas Moura Paris Saint-Germain (France)
Hulk Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Douglas Costa FC Bayern Munich (Germany)