The coach of Brazil Football Team, Tite announced his 24-man squad for the upcoming Copa America 2021. The tournament was postponed last year due to the outbreak of Coronavirus and it is scheduled to start from June 14, 2021. Copa America 2021 moved to Brazil on short notice when co-hosts Colombia and Argentina pulled out. See official Brazil Squad for Copa America 2021.
The Copa America’s upcoming edition would be the 47th edition of the prestigious Latin American international football tournament. The competition was postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic. It is all set to get underway from June 13 this year. The tournament was scheduled to be held in Argentina and Colombia.
After it has been clear that Colombia and Argentina will not be able to host Copa America 2021 due to civil unrest and Covid-19 concerns, CONMEBOL announced that Brazil has stepped in to stage elite continental competition.
Most of the squad is identical to the one used for the latest two rounds of Fifa World Cup 2022 Qualifiers.
Brazil Squad for Copa America 2021
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City), Weverton (Palmeiras).
Defenders: Emerson (Barcelona), Danilo, Alex Sandro (Juventus), Renan Lodi, Felipe (Atletico Madrid), Éder Militão (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Thiago Silva (Chelsea).
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa), Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo), Fabinho (Liverpool), Fred (Manchester United), Lucas Paquetã (Lyon).
Forwards: Everton (Benfica), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), Richarlison (Everton), Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid).
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Brazil are one of the favorites to win the title, although teams like Argentina and Uruguay will also be candidates to come out victorious. Brazil squad has all the depth and potential required to win the tournament. Brazil Copa America Squad is packed with young talented players like Milato, Jesus and Vinicius as well as veteran experienced players like Thiago Silva, Fabinho and Alex Sandro.
Copa America 2021 Groups
Group A (South Zone): Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay.
Group B (North Zone): Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela.