Sep 10, 2013; Foxborough, MA, USA; The jersey of Brazil forward Neymar is seen after their match a against Portugal at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Brazil announces World Cup roster

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The World Cup is next month and teams around the world will begin announcing their rosters. The host nation, Brazil, and one of the favorites to win the whole tournament has announced their roster.

It includes notable names like Barcelona’s Neymar and Zenit’s Hulk. One of the biggest surprises might be that AC Milan midfielder Kaka, a former FIFA Player of the Year, was left off the roster. Technically Brazilian manager Luiz Felipe Scolari could change his roster before June 2nd.

Here is Brazil’s World Cup roster in full:

GOALKEEPERS: Julio Cesar (Toronto FC), Jefferson (Botafogo), Victor (Atlético Mineiro)

DEFENDERS: Dani Alves (Barcelona), Maicon (Roma), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Maxwell (PSG), Thiago Silva (PSG), David Luiz (Chelsea), Dante (Bayern Munich), Henrique (Napoli)

MIDFIELDERS: Luiz Gustavo (Wolfsburg), Hernanes (Inter Milan), Paulinho (Tottenham), Ramires (Chelsea), Oscar (Chelsea), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Willian (Chelsea)

FORWARDS: Hulk (Zenit), Neymar (Barcelona), Fred (Fluminense), Jô (Atlético Mineiro), Bernard (Shakhtar Donetsk)

What do you think of Brazil’s World Cup squad? Can they win the whole tournament? Let us know in the comments below.

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