According to the latest football news, 16 Brazilian football players have been called up to play for Brazil national team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. On 4 May, Tite, the head coach of the national team, will announce a list including 35 players and they will play two friendly games against Croatia and Austria. Besides, the final members who can play in the 2018 World Cup will be announced on 4 June 2018. Therefore, there will be 19 players to compete for the last seven positions. Brazil will meet Switzerland,
The 16 players include Alisson, Miranda, Marquinhos, Dani Alves, Maecelo, Casemiro, Paulinho, Renato Augusto, Coutinho, Neymar, G. Jesus, Ederson, Thiago Silva, Fernandinho, Willian and Firmino.
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar JR, plays for Brazil national team and French club Paris Saint-Germain. He helped his country win the gold medal of 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. It was the first time that the team had got the medal. In addition, Brazil national team won FIFA Confederations Cup in 2013, Olympic Silver Medal in 2012 and South American Youth Championship in 2011 with the aid of Neymar. The young player was named South American Footballer of the Year and got the FIFA Puskás Award at the age of 19. He also got other individual awards, including Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Best Player, World Soccer Young Player of the Year, Copa Libertadores Most Valuable Player, FIFA Club World Cup Bronze Ball and South American Footballer of the Year in 2011.
Neymar has helped Santos, Barcelona and PSG win many trophies. For example, he helped Santos get the titles of Campeonato Paulista three times; he helped Barcelona win La Liga, Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League in the 2014-15 season; he help PSG win Coupe de la Ligue in the 2017-18 season.
João Miranda de Souza Filho(Miranda) is also a certain member to play the 2018 World Cup. He currently plays as a central defender for Italian club Internazionale.
Miranda made his international debut for Brazil in 2009 and helped the squad win the Confederations Cup that year. He played at the 2015 Copa América, too.
He started his professional career at Coritiba and won Campeonato Paranaense in 2004 with the team. The second club he had played was São Paulo and won Série A from 2006 to 2008. Along with Atlético Madrid, Miranda had won UEFA Europa League in the 2011-12 season, Copa del Rey in the 2012-13 season and La Liga in the 2013-14 season.
Alisson Ramses Becker(born on 2 October 1992), known as Alisson, also plays for Italian club Roma as a goalkeeper. His career began at Internacional, where he made over 100 appearances and won the Campeonato Gaúcho in each of his four seasons for the club. In 2016, he signed a contract with Roma with a €7.5 million transfer.
Alisson played games for Brazil at various youth levels before making his senior international debut in 2015. He represented his country at the Copa América Centenario next year.
These excellent players can perform well in the major sporting event with the support of fans.