Brazil announce five friendly fixtures for 2012
The first game of the year for the five-time world champions will be against Bosnia and Herzegovina who are currently ranked 20th in the FIFA world rankings. The fixture will be played in Switzerland on the 28th February.
Three months later, the Brazilian squad will return to Europe to play against Denmark on 26th May at the Hamburg Arena in Germany.
Mano Menezes' troops will then fly back across the pond to play three games in the United States. The first fixture against the U.S national team on 30th or 31st May then on the 3rd June against Mexico.
Six days later and arguably the stand out fixture of the year, Brazil take on their fierce rivals Argentina in New Jersey on the 9th June.
Brazil's friendly fixtures for 2012
February 28th – in Switzerland against Bosnia and Herzegovina
May 26th – in Hamburg, Germany against Denmark
May 30th or 31st – in Boston or Washington (USA) against the United States of America
3rd June – in Dallas (USA) against Mexico
9th June – in New Jersey (USA) against Argentina