The Brazilain squad for Copa America 2015 has some major changes from their squad of World Cup and Dunga is the new manager. The 8 time Copa winner, the goliath of the world football Brazil is now in a bitter situation after the devastating semifinal in the world cup 2014 at their home ground. So Brazil will try to their tooth and nail to erase that shame.
Brazil Squad for Copa America 2015
Brazil Managers Team:
Dunga: He is the new manager of this brazilain team, took the baton of the coach of Brazil after Luiz Felipe Scolari. This is the second time of him in this role and this is the 1st major platform for him in this 2nd innings. He won the Copa America in his 1st appointment on 2007. Dunga’s new look side is already showing some positive sign. This squad has lot to offer but hard task is waiting for them. Now it is all in his hand to make Brazil proud again.
Brazil Squad for Copa America 2015 :
Goalkeepers: Jefferson (Botafogo), Neto (Fiorentina), Marcelo Grohe (Gremio)
Defenders: Marquinhos (PSG), Thiago Silva (PSG), Geferson (Internacional), David Luiz (PSG), Miranda (Atletico Madrid), Danilo (Porto), Fabinho (Monaco), Filipe Luis (Chelsea)
Midfielders: Willian (Chelsea), Coutinho (Liverpool), Casemiro (Porto), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk),Elias (Corinthians), Everton Ribeiro (Al-Alhi), Douglas Costa (Shakhtar Donetsk),
Forwards: Neymar (Barcelona), Diego Tardelli (Shandong Luneng), Robinho (Santos), Roberto Firmino (Hoffenheim)
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Players to watch out for in Brazil squad for Copa America 2015 :
Neymar: The main weapon of Brazil’s arsenal will be Barcelona star Neymar who will lead the attack as well as the team. He has an enormous job on his shoulder to be done. He enjoyed a fantastic season with Barcelona. If his current form continues then all the Brazil fans around the globe can keep their hope high.
Philipe Coutinho: The 22year kid will be playing in the Brazilian color for the 1st time in a major tournament and he is a player to watch out must. He prove his excellence for the Liverpool side and his national team want him to continue that play.
Willian: He has been the star performer for Chelsea this season. His work rate, pace and involvement in counter attack are highly appreciated. He will be the key man in this Brazil squad. He can do the role of provider.
Defense: Thiago Silva, Miranda, David Luiz and Filipe Luis are forming a defense to watch out for and they have some backup power houses like Marquinhos and Danilo, this young duo is waiting to impress the football world.
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FIFA Ranking: 5
Group Opponents – Colombia, Peru, Venezuela
The team is performing very well under Dunga. This team is young and have lots of potential. Although there are some injuries, some important players like Oscar, Gustavo, and Marcelo are missing but the squad seems to be pretty good. The way Brazil ended the world cup, nothing can be worse than that. It is expected they will try hard to regain their pride by winning the tournament.
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