Friday June 7 2013
Damiao out of Confederations Cup

Brazil have lost Leandro Damiao for the Confederations Cup, calling in Atletico Mineiro forward Jo instead.

The Seleçao are in the same group as Italy, Japan and Mexico in the tournament that runs from June 15-30.

Damiao has pulled out with a right thigh problem that he sustained during training.

He has been replaced in the squad by Atletico Mineiro striker Jo.

Brazil play against Italy in Salvador on June 22, kicking off at 20.00 UK time.

Brazil Confederations Cup squad:

Jefferson, Julio Cesar, Diego Cavalieri; Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Marcelo, Dante, Filipe Luis, Jean, Rever; Fernando, Hernanes, Luiz Gustavo, Paulinho; Lucas, Fred, Neymar, Oscar, Hulk, Bernard, Jo, Jadson