Neymar called up with Brazil to face France and Chile

The Brazilian footballer will play two friendlies before Copa América

Neymar called up with Brazil to face France and Chile
Neymar called up with Brazil to face France and Chile

The Brazilian footballer will play two friendlies before Copa América

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Neymar Jr. was called up by Brazilian manager, Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri 'Dunga', and he will play the next two friendly matches. The first will be on March 26 against France, in París, and against Chile three days later in London. This will be the warm up for Copa América, which will take place in Chile from June 11 to July 4.

"Neymar is making history in Europe," Dunga said

Dunga praised Neymar, the captain of the canarinha since the end of World Cup and the consequent firing of Scolari: "Neymar is extraordinary and he is making history in Europe. Since he is the captain he confirmed all the expectations on him."

Furthermore, this Thursday 1970 World Champion with Brazil, Jairzinho, was confirmed as Dunga's assistant coach for the friendly matches.

This is Dunga's squad list, where we also find Madrid player Marcelo, former Madrid Robinho or Danilo, the full back that was said to join Barça. On the other side, other Brazilian palyers from Barça, Alves, Rafinha, Douglas and Adriano, were not included on the list.

Goalkeepers

Jefferson (Botafogo), Diego Alves (Valencia) and Marcelo Grohe (Gremio).

Defenders

David Luiz (París Saint Germain), Miranda (Atlético de Madrid), Marquinhos (París Saint Germain), Thiago Silva (París Saint Germain), Fabinho (Monaco), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Danilo (Oporto) and Filipe Luís (Chelsea).

Midfielders

Luiz Gustavo (Wolfsburg), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Elías (Corinthians), Souza (Sao Paulo), Oscar (Chelsea), Firmino (Hoffenhein) and Willian (Chelsea).

Strikers

Neymar (Barcelona), Phillipe Coutinho (Liverpool), Diego Tardelli (Sandong Luneng), Robinho (Santos) and Douglas Costa (Shakhtar Donetsk).