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Portugal, Brazil announce rosters

Posted by Julian Cardillo  August 29, 2013 07:38 PM

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Portugal and Brazil have announced their rosters for a friendly to be played at Gillette Stadium on Sept. 10. Both teams will be close to full strength for the intercontinental clash.

50,000 tickets have already been sold for the game, according to a release.

Here's a spoiler alert of who's coming to Foxborough: Portugal- Fabio Coentrao, Joao Moutinho, Cristiano Ronaldo, Helder Postiga, Nani...Brazil-Dani Alves, Marcelo, Davod Luiz, Neymar, Hulk

Here are the complete rosters:


GOALKEEPERS: Beto (Sevilla), Eduardo (SC Braga), Rui Patricio (Sporting)

DEFENDERS: Fabio Coentrao (Real Madrid), Joao Pereira (Valencia), Pepe (Real Madrid), Luis Neto (FC Zenit), Ricardo Costa (Valencia), Antunes (Malaga CF)

MIDFIELDERS: Andre Martins (Sporting), Josue (FC Porto), Joao Moutinho (AS Monaco), Miguel Veloso (FC Dynamo KYIV), Raul Meireles (Fenerbahce), Ruben Amorim (Benfica), Ruben Micael (SC Braga)

FORWARDS: Vieirinha (VFL Wolfsburg), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Danny (FC Zenit), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas), Helder Postiga (Valencia), Nani (Manchester United)


GOALKEEPERS: Julio Cesar (Queens Park Rangers), Jefferson (Botafogo)

DEFENDERS: Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Maicon (Roma), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain), David Luiz (Chelsea), Dante (Bayern Munich), Henrique (Palmeiras)

MIDFIELDERS: Fernando (Shaktar Donetsk), Hernanes (Lazio), Luiz Gustavo (Wolfsburg), Paulinho (Tottenham), Ramires (Chelsea), Oscar (Chelsea), Lucas (Paris Saint-Germain), Bernard (Shakhtar Donetsk)

FORWARDS: Neymar (Barcelona), Fred (Fluminense), Hulk (Zenit Saint Petersburg), Jo (Atletico Mineiro)

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About Corner Kicks: Julian Cardillo offers insight and analysis about the New England Revolution as well as European and international soccer.

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