Wednesday August 21 2013
Maicon earns Brazil recall

Brazil’s squad for friendlies against Australia and Portugal include Roma right-back Douglas Maicon and Lazio’s Hernanes.

It is a surprise call-up for 32-year-old Maicon, whose last cap for the Selecao was in July 2011.

Gk: Julio Cesar (QPR) Jefferson (Botafogo)

D: Thiago Silva (PSG), Maxwell (PSG), David Luiz (Chelsea), Dante (Bayern Munich), Henrique (Palmeiras), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Maicon (Roma), Marcelo (Real Madrid)

M: Fernando (Donetsk), Hernanes (Lazio), Luiz Gustavo (Bayern Munich), Paulinho (Tottenham), Ramires (Chelsea), Oscar (Chelsea)

F: Neymar (Barcelona), Fred (Fluminense), Hulk (Zenit), (Atletico Mineiro), Lucas (PSG), Bernard (Donetsk)

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