Brazil calls up its 17-year-old 'jewel' to face Colombia and Argentina

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The 17-year-old attacker Endrick was called by first time to integrate the Brazil's selectionwhich marches without him Neymar injured towards a double date of the south american qualifier for him World Cup 2026.

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The JPalmeiras playerwho will join Real Madrid when he comes of age, in 2024, will premiere with the 'Selection'in the crashes in Colombiaon November 16, and against Argentinaon the 21st, at the Maracaná stadium in Rio de Janeiro, reported the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

He has the potential to be a great talent (...) That call is not an additional pressure, it is a reward, and also a vision for the future," coach Fernando Diniz said at a press conference.

Endrickby whom the Real Madrid paid no less than 72 million euros According to the Brazilian press, he noted three goals in the last two games of the championship with Palmeiras.

With 17 years and three monthsis he younger on being called up to the Brazilian national team since Ronaldoin 1994.

That a boy born in 2006 has been capable of such feats for a long time has caught my attention. "He is currently living his best moment, managing to stand out among the great Brazilian teams," explained the coach of Fluminense, consecrated champion of the Copa Libertadores.

Without Neymarwhich recovers from a knee surgery carried out last week, the 'canarinha' attack had renovations.

Also will release in the Brazilian team Joao Pedro22 years old, with a good start to the season at Brighton; Paulinho (23 years old), who plays for Atlético Mineiro; and Pepe (26 years old), from FC Porto.

The call from Endrick and others points to what the future may be," said Diniz.

On the other hand, Richarlison will be absent (Tottenham), who was an attacker Brazil's starter in the 2022 World Cupin Qatar.

Brazil received two blows in his most recent clashes by the South American World Cuplast month: a 1-1 draw at home against Venezuela and one 2-0 defeat against Uruguay in Montevideo.

In the match against Celeste, Neymar suffered a torn cruciate ligament and menisci in the left knee. He '10' from Brazil and current attacker of the Saudi club Al-Hilal He will be away from the fields for several months.

Another piece of the "Selecao", the captain CasemiroManchester United midfielder, He injured his hamstring against Newcastlefor the English Cup, and will be low for "several weeks", reported his club.


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