Taison is one of the most surprising names in the Brazilian World Cup.
Shakhtar Donetsk forward Taison was named alongside Neymara in the last Brazilian 23 men’s team.
Taison and other player part of worldcup
The 30-year-old player, who played only five minutes in the world championship qualifier, was named one of four players in the Tite team.
Others are Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, who is still recovering from leg injuries, Liverpool Roberto Firmino and Manchester City Gabriel Jesus.
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Corinthians defender Fagner was named as a replacement for Dani Alves, who will miss the tournament with a knee ligament injury, while City Right-back Danilo is also included.
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Fourteen out of 23 players have already been assured of their place, including PSG defenders Thiago Silva and Marquinhos, Barcelona shooters Philippe Coutinho and Paulinho and William Chelsea.
Fernandinho, Casemiro, Miranda, Alisson, Marcelo, Renato Augusto, Jesus, Firmino, and Neymar.
It means that Bayern Munich wins Douglas Costa, defender Ederson and hockey player Fred, Fagner, Taison, Gremio, Pedro Geromel, Atletico Madrid, Filipe Luis and Corinthian goalkeeper Cassio.
Juventus left Alex Sandro as well as defender Chelsea David Luiz and Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves.
Brazil’s final team of 23 World Cup champions:
Alisson (Rome), Cassio (Corinthians), Ederson (Manchester City); Danilo (Manchester City), Pedro Geromel (Gremio), Filipe Luis (Atlético Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Miranda (Inter), Fagner (Corinthians)); Casemiro, Fernandinho (Manchester City), Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk), Paulinho (Barcelona), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona), Renato Augusto (Peking Guoan), Willian (Chelsea), Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich); Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk)
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