Coach Tite of the Brazilian national team has Dani Alves, appointed as the new captain. The play follows Neymar, who from the end of last year as the permanent captain acted.
It is not clear why Neymar are aanvoerdersband should give it to Alves. The star player of Paris Saint-Germain came the last time, however, negative in the news by various incidents.
So offended Neymar a referee in the eighth finals of the Champions League – he left after the elimination of his team on Instagram critical of arbitrator Damir Skomina and he punched a fan after the lost cup final in France.
The 36-year-old Alves is by 107 national football team is the most experienced player in the selection of Brazil. The fullback and team-mate of Neymar at PSG was under the reign of Tite four times, previously the captain of the national team.
Alves wore in march 2018 for the last time the aanvoerdersband, but he had the world cup of 2018 in Russia to pass through a kruisbandblessure. Since then, he came no more in action for his country.
Neymar and Dani Alves are teammates at PSG. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Brazil is preparing for Copa America
The ‘Divine Canaries’ are in preparation for the Copa América, that about two weeks of starting. Brazil plays in the run-up to the tournament in their own country, still training duels with Qatar and Honduras.
David Neres is one of the players in the Brazilian selection form. The 22-year-old attacker, who has a strong season enjoyed at Ajax, made his debut in march for the Seleção and, in this friendly match against the Czech republic for an assist.
Brazil hopes on the Copa América to revancheren for it proved disappointing world cup last year. The team of Tite was seen as titelfavoriet in Russia, but was already in the quarter-finals eliminated by Belgium.