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Scolari names Brazil's final World Cup squad

Dare to be Brasilian - Neymar

Dare to be Brasilian - Neymar

Brazilian national team coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has named his final 23 player squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to held from June 12 to July 13.

The announcement was made at a press conference in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. A total of 700 journalists attended the press conference.

There were no surprise call-ups or surprise absentees when Scolari presented his squad, which is hoping to win the FIFA World Cup at home soil.


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

Dani Alves (FC Barcelona), Maicon (AS Roma), David Luiz (FC Chelsea), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain), Dante (FC Bayern Munich), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Henrique (SSC Napoli), Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain)

Oscar (FC Chelsea), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Willian (FC Chelsea), Paulinho (Tottenham Hotspurs), Ramires (FC Chelsea), Luis Gustavo (VfL Wolfsburg), Hernanes (Internazionale Milan)

Bernard (Shakhtar Donetsk), Neymar (FC Barcelona), Fred (Fluminense), Hulk (FC Zenit St.Petersburg), Jô (Atlético Mineiro)

Luiz Felipe Scolari (Head Coach)