Rio 2016 Olympics: Neymar, Douglas Costa blanketed in Brazil squad

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educate Rogerio Micale named the Brazilian men’s soccer team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday, along with key contributors who did no longer play inside the Copa the united states – Barcelona’s Neymar and Douglas Costa of Bayern Munich.
Micale took over the Olympic team while Dunga was fired after Brazil become knocked out of the Copa the usa.
of the young stars to observe might be forwards Gabriel Jesus of Palmeiras and Gabriel Barbosa of Santos, the former membership of Neymar and Pele. Barbosa is known as “Gabigol” and has already performed for Brazil’s senior group.
Brazil has won five global Cup titles, however the men’s group has yet to win an Olympic gold in soccer. Brazil misplaced the final to Mexico four years ago in London.
Brazil squad:
Goalkeepers: Fernando Prass (Palmeira), Uilson (Atletico Mineiro).
Defenders: Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Luan (Vasco da Gama), Rodrigo Caio (Sao Paulo), Zeca (Santos), William (Internacional), Douglas Santos (Atletico Mineiro)
Midfielders: Felipe Anderson (Lazio), Thiago Maia (Santos), Rodrigo Dourado (Internacional), Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk), Rafinha (Barcelona).
Forwards: Gabriel Barbosa (Santos), Neymar (Barcelona), Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich), Gabriel Jesus (Palmeiras), Luan (Gremio).