Brazil Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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Brazil Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Brazil Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Tokyo 2020 Olympics are going to be held in the month of July. Copa America 2021 and Euro 2020 have been already concluded. Olympics are a major international multi-sport event normally held once every four years. Football fans will be excited for Men’s football tournament in 2020 Olympics. The men’s football tournament will start on July 22. National teams have to select a squad of 22 players. This number was 18 in the past but now has been upgraded to 22 due to Covid-19. Brazil is one of the favorite football nation in the world. he Brazil men’s football team won gold at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016. In this article we have given the Brazil Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

16 Men’s teams will be competing at Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The eligibility for players is that they must be born on or after January 1, 1997. The teams are permitted to select three over-age players in their squads.

Brazil Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics was announced by Confederação Brasileira de Futebol on July 2. In the quota of overage players, certain big names were included initially but were not granted permission by their clubs. Gerson of Marseille, Zenit forward Malcom and Flamengo’s Pedro were not given permission by their clubs to participate in the Games.

Brazil Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Brazil Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Brazil Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Goalkeepers

Santos (Athletico Paranaense), Brenno (Gremio)

Defenders

Daniel Alves (Sao Paulo), Gabriel Menino (Palmeiras), Guilherme Arana (Atlético Mineiro), Nino (Fluminense), Gabriel Magalhães (Arsenal), Diego Carlos (Sevilla)

Midfielders

Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa), B. Guimarães (Olympic Lyon), Matheus Henrique (Gremio), Gerson (Flamengo), Claudinho (Red Bull Bragantino)

Attackers

Malcom (FC Zenit), Antony (Ajax), Paulinho (Bayer Leverkusen), Matheus Cunha (Hertha BSC), Pedro (Flamengo)