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The coaching staff of the Brazilian national team on football has decided on a replacement for injured striker “Paris Saint-Germain” Neymar at the upcoming America’s Cup. This was reported in the Twitter account of the Confederation of football of Brazil.
The 27-year-old Neymar in the application of the national team is midfielder “Chelsea” Willian. The latter was not called to the national team from the world championship-2018.
On June 6 it became known that the injury of Neymar during a friendly match against Qatar, would not allow him to participate in the America’s Cup.
Brazil’s national team plays in the tournament in the host. The first match of the America’s Cup, the national team will play against Bolivia. The tournament will be held from 15 June to 7 July.
Neymar playing for the national team since 2010. On account of his 96 matches and 60 goals. In the national team he won the Confederations Cup in 2013.
Willian has made 32 appearances for Chelsea in the English Premier League (EPL) last season and scored three goals.
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