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Brazil Announce Squad For The Olympics - Neymar Will Be There

Brazil Announce Squad For The Olympics - Neymar Will Be There
By PJ Browne

Brazil have named their 18-man squad for the Olympics.

Football at the Olympics is an U23 tournament but teams are allowed three overage players.

With Dunga sacked after Brazil's early elimination for the Copa America, Rogerio Micale, the country's U20s coach will take charge of the team.

The three overage players which Micale has chosen are Neymar, Douglas Costa and goalkeeper Fernando Prass.

Along with Neymar and Douglas Costa, the squad includes a number of other players from European teams. Marquinhos of PSG, Rafinha of Barcelona, Fred of Shakhtar Donetsk and Felipe Anderson of Lazio.

There is also Santos forward Gabriel Barbosa, dubbed 'the new Neymar'.

Goalkeepers:
Fernando Prass (Palmeiras, Brazil)
Uilson (Atlético-MG, Brazil)

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Defenders:
Luan (Vasco da Gama, Brazil)
Rodrigo Caio (São Paulo, Brazil)
Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain, France)
Douglas Santos (Atlético-MG, Brazil)
Zeca (Santos, Brazil)

Midfielders:
Williams (Internacional, Brazil)
Rafinha (Barcelona, Spain)
Rodrigo Dourado (Internacional, Brazil)
Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine)
Thiago Maia (Santos, Brazil)
Felipe Anderson (Lazio, Italy)

Attackers:
Neymar (Barcelona, Spain)
Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich, Germany)
Gabriel Barbosa (Santos, Brazil)
Gabriel Jesus (Palmeiras, Brazil)
Luan (Grêmio, Brazil)

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