It’s official ! Brazil Olympic team coach André Jardine has announced the list of 18 players who will aim to defend gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, from July 22 to August 7. In the auditorium of Casa do Futebol Brasileiro, in Rio de Janeiro, Jardine released the list of athletes who will be part of the Amarelinha in Japan next month. We find Lyon midfielder Bruno Guimarães and Marseille rookie Gerson, who will therefore be missed by his new teammates for the start of the season.
The final roster has ten players active in Brazilian football and eight who play in Europe. André Jardine and his coaching team have called up three players above the age group (U23), as allowed by the rules of the Olympic Games football tournament. They are goalkeeper Santos, Sevillian defender Diego Carlos and São Paulo side Daniel Alves, 38 years old on the clock! Champion in Rio in 2016, the Brazilian Olympic team were transferred to Group D, in which they will face Germany on July 22, Côte d’Ivoire on July 25 and Saudi Arabia on July 22. July 28.
Santos – Athletico
Brenno – Grêmio
Daniel Alves – São Paulo
Gabriel Menino – Palmeiras
Guilherme Arana – Atlético-MG
Gabriel Guimarães – Arsenal (ING)
Nino – Fluminense
Diego Carlos – Sevilla (ESP)
Douglas Luiz – Aston Villa (ING)
Bruno Guimarães – Lyon (FRA)
Gerson – Flamengo
Claudinho – Red Bull Bragantino
Matheus Henrique (Grêmio)
Matheus Cunha – Hertha Berlim (ALE)
Malcom – Zenit (RUS)
Antony – Ajax (HOL)
Paulinho – Bayer Leverkusen (ALE)
Pedro – Flamengo
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