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Coutinho, Firmino Among Top Football Stars To Miss 2022 World Cup After Brazil Unveils His Squad

As the five-time winners get ready for the tournament, which gets underway on November 20, Brazil coach Tite selected his 26-man World Cup squad for Qatar on Monday, featuring 39-year-old defender Daniel Alves while leaving out Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino.

Philippe Coutinho, an attacking midfielder for Aston Villa, missed out on the list due to a thigh injury he suffered over the weekend in training that will keep him out for a few weeks.

Only four center backs will be selected by the Brazil manager, who will leave out Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal and Roger Ibanez of Roma. Juventus' Bremer will be selected behind Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, and Eder Militao.

Arsenal's Gabriel Martinelli was included in a list dominated by 12 players from the English Premier League.

Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal was on a list that featured 12 players from the English Premier League in the majority.

Ricardo Gomes, a former PSG manager, was also named Tite's assistant, according to the Brazilian FA.

Brazil will undertake a five-day training camp at Juventus' training facilities in Turin before departing for Doha on November 19 with the squad and Tite.

On November 24, Brazil will take on Serbia to start their World Cup campaign. They will also play Switzerland and Cameroon in Group G.

Brazil's 26-man lineup for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar:

Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Man. City), Weverton (Palmeiras).

Defenders: Bremer (Juventus), Eder Militao (Real Madrid) Marquinhos (PSG), Thiago Silva (Chelsea), Danilo (Juventus), Daniel Alves (Pumas), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Alex Telles (Sevilla).

Midfielders: Bruno Guimaraes (Newcastle), Casemiro (Man. United), Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo), Fabinho (Liverpool), Fred (Man. United), Lucas Paqueta (West Ham).

Forwards: Antony (Man. United), Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal), Gabriel Martinelli (Arsenal), Neymar Jr (PSG), Pedro (Flamengo), Raphinha (Barcelona), Richarlison (Tottenham), Rodrygo (Real Madrid), Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid)

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