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Brazil to take loaded team to U-20 World Cup
June 14th, 2007 7AM

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Brazil, which will face the USA in the first round, has named its team for the Under-20 World Cup.

Coach Nelson Rodrigues' squad includes Lucas and Carlos Eduardo, two of the most influential players on 2007 Libertadores Cup finalists Gremio, and four European-based players, David Marinho of Benfica (Portugal), Marcelo of Real Madrid (Spain), Jo of CSKA Moscow (Russia) and Luiz Adriano of Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine).

Luiz Adriano starred with U-20 teammate Pato Alexandre for Internacional when it won the 2006 Club World Cup.

Missing from the U-10 squad is Manchester United-bound Anderson, who was called up to Brazil's Copa America team.

BRAZIL'S U-20 SQUAD:
Goalkeepers:
Cassio - Gremio
Muriel - Internacional
Felipe - Santos
Defenders:
Luizao - Cruzeiro
David - Palmeiras
David Marinho - Benfica (Portugal)
Edson - Figueirense
Eduardo - Corinthians
Amaral - Palmeiras
Marcelo - Real Madrid (Spain)
Carlao - Coritiba
Midfielders:
Ji Parana - Internacional
Lucas - Gremio
Renato Augusto - Flamengo
Roberto - Atletico Paranaense
Leandro Lima - Sao Caetano
Carlos Eduardo - Gremio
William - Corinthians
Forwards:
Jo - CSKA Moscow (Russia)
Alexandre Pato - Internacional
Luiz Adriano - Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine)



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