CBF Release Brazil Under-20 List
The CBF (Confederação Brasileira de Futebol - Confederation of Brazilian Footballers) has released the list of the players who’ll represent Brazil in the imminent Under-20 tournament in Paraguay.
zoom - galleria Nélson Rodrigues is the Coach who’ll be making his competitive debut with the youth team at 20:50 (Brasília time) against Chile. The competition serves as a qualifier for the Under-20 World Championship to be played in Canada in July.
CONMEBOL (Confederation of South American Football) also uses the results to define nations who’ll represent the continent in Peking 2008. The top four in Paraguay get their passports stamped for Canada while only the top two can go through to the Olympics in China.
Goal.com readers who find themselves in Paraguay can buy stand tickets for 10,000 Guaranis ($2) whereas sets cost a princely 20,000 Guaranis ($4) while you can blow a staggering 30,000 Guaranis ($6) for a spot in the VIP box to watch Brazil play.
Brazil Under-20 – Chile 2007
1 - Muriel - Internacional
2 - Amaral - Palmeiras
3 - Anderson - Fluminense
4 - Thiago Heleno - Cruzeiro
5 - Roberto - Atlético-PR
6 - Carlinhos - Santos
7 - Leandro Lima - São Caetano
8 - Lucas - Grêmio (interests Atletico Madrid)
9 - Fabiano Oliveira - Flamengo
10 - Willian - Corinthians
11 - Alexandre - Internacional (a.k.a 'Pato')
12 - Cássio - Grêmio
13 - Fagner - Corinthians
14 - David - Palmeiras
15 - Eliezio - Cruzeiro
16 - Luiz Adriano - Internacional
17 - Fernando - Vila Nova-GO
18 - Tchô - Atlético-MG
19 - Edgar - São Paulo
20 - Danilinho - Atlético-MG
NB Marcelo (Real Madrid, ex-Fluminense) was given a leave of absence to settle in Spain.