Brazil 2022 squad: who’s in and who’s not?
Who will Brazil coach Tite choose for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar?
Five-time world champions Brazil are the most successful team in the competition’s history, but 2002 was the last time the Seleo lifted the coveted trophy.
In 2006, 2010 and 2018 there were quarter-finals, while in 2014 they had to settle for fourth place after a forgotten tournament.
Now it’s up to the likes of Neymar, Vinicius Junior and others to end the Seleo’s dry spell and finally bring the trophy home.
However, they must first find their way through Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon before a big test awaits them in the knockout stages. GOALKEEPER
It’s a clear battle between Alisson and Ederson for the No. 1, with the Liverpool goalkeeper winning Tite’s favor in recent games after the two split the task at the 2021 Copa America, with Waverton also starting.
Weverton can look forward to playing the number three role as the two established goalkeepers battle for starting places.
Ederson: Manchester City
Brazil has no shortage of defensive options.
Thiago Silva and Marquinhos will be looking to start in midfield, but Eder Militao and Bremer are also regular starters at some of Europe’s biggest clubs.
Given Arsenal’s fine form this season, it is surprising that Gabriel Magallanes was not included in the overall squad.
Dani Alves continued to defy the odds and was officially in Tite’s squad, while Alex Telles was also included after playing more regularly at Sevilla.
Thiago Silva: Chelsea
Marquinhos: Paris Saint-Germain
Eder Militao: Real Madrid
Alex Telles: Seville
Alex Sandro: Juventus
Dani Alves: PUMAS
And in midfield there may be deeper.
Manchester United duo Casemiro and Fred are solid choices for the manager role, while the addition of Fabinho offers Brazil an excellent defensive contender.
Lucas Paqueta offers a bit more creativity on the ball but will campaign for his place in the XI thanks to Bruno Guimaraes’ inspirational form at Newcastle, which earned him a place in the squad.
The big news is that Philippe Coutinho failed.
Casemiro: Manchester United
Lucas Paqueta: West Ham United
Everton Ribeiro: Flamengo
Bruno Guimaraes: Newcastle United
The abundance of attacking options is another reason why Brazil are among the favorites ahead of the tournament.
There are Neymar, Vinicius Junior, Gabriel Jesus, Rafinha, Antony and Richarlison. The list continues to grow.
And that doesn’t even include the likes of Roberto Firmino and Gabriel Martinelli, with the former surprisingly missing this season despite his improved form.
Naturally, many coaches are jealous of Brazil’s attack on Qatar.
Neymar: Paris Saint Germain
Richarlison: Tottenham Hotspur
Vinicius Junior: Real Madrid
Rodrigo: Real Madrid
Gabriel Jesus: Arsenal
Gabriel Martinelli: Arsenal