Matches are first under new manager Dunga
Games are part of the Gillette Brasil Global Tour
NEW YORK (Tuesday, August 19, 2014) – The Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (Brazilian Soccer Federation) today announced its roster for its match on September 9 against Ecuador at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
The roster announced by coach Dunga features some of the sport's top stars including Neymar, Hulk, Oscar and David Luiz. The match will mark the return of Dunga to the Brazil bench after coaching the national team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Fans interested in attending the match at MetLife stadium can purchase tickets at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the MetLife Stadium Box Office Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For groups of 25+ tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 201-460-4370. Tickets are also available at Delgado Travel by calling 718-426-0500.
In total the roster features 10 of the 23 players who featured for Brazil at the 2014 FIFA World Cup where the hosts finished fourth. In addition to the previously mentioned players, the list also includes Ramires, Wilian and Filipe Luis from Chelsea as well as Phillipe Coutinho from Liverpool.
Brazilian National Team Roster*:
Goalkeepers -Jefferson (Botafogo), Rafael Cabral (Napoli)
Defenders - David Luiz (Paris Saint-Germain), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Gil (Corinthians), Miranda (Atletico Madrid), Maicon (Roma), Filipe Luis (Chelsea), Alex Sandro (FC Porto), Danilo (FC Porto)
Midfielders - Luiz Gustavo (Wolfsburg), Elias (Corinthians), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Ramires (Chelsea), Willian (Chelsea), Everton Ribeiro (Cruzeiro), Oscar (Chelsea), Phillipe Coutinho (Liverpool)
Forwards - Ricardo Goulart (Cruzeiro), Hulk (Zenit), Neymar (Barcelona), Diego Tardelli (Atletico MG) *Rosters subject to change