Top of the list is former Santos wonder boy Neymar and Paris Saint German defender Thiago Silva.
Host country Brazil have unveiled their 23-man list for the World Cup as Coach Luis Felipe attempts to win a sixth World title for the Samba Boys after successes in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002.
With the popular saying that that you don’t alter a winning squad, Coach Scolari has kept faith with the team that won the FIFA Confederations Cup where they defeated World Champions Spain 3-0 in the final.
Four Chelsea of England players, Willian, Ramires, Oscar and David Luiz, made the list.
Also top of the list is former Santos wonder boy, Neymar, and Paris Saint German defender, Thiago Silva.
The list also includes Zenit St Peterborough forward, Hulk, Julio Cesar, and Paulinho. There was, however, no place for Liverpool’s in-form midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, who has been in outstanding form as his link up play with Luis Suarez has seen the Uruguay striker register 31 goals this term and Liverpool are currently leading the Barclay’s Premier League log with just a game left to the end of the season.
There was also no place for Paris Saint German’s Lucas Moura and former world player of the year, Ricardo Kaka, who currently plays in Italy with AC Milan.
The full list includes:
Goalkeepers: Jefferson (Botafogo), Julio Cesar (Toronto FC), Victor (Atletico MG).
Defenders: Dante (Bayern Munich) David Luiz (Chelsea), Henrique (Napoli), Thiago Silva (PSG) Dani Alves (Barcelona), Maicon (Roma) Marcelo (Real Madrid), Maxwell (PSG).
Midfielders: Fernandinho (Manchester City) Hernanes (Inter) Luiz Gustavo (Wolfsburg) Oscar (Chelsea) Paulinho (Tottenham Hotspur), Ramires (Chelsea), Willian (Chelsea).
Forwards: Bernard (Shakhtar Donetsk), Fred (Fluminense) Hulk (Zenit) Jo (Atletico MG), Neymar (Barcelona).
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