Young brazilians who could feature in Dorival Júnior’s Copa América squad

Brazil's warm-up matches include games against Mexico in Texas and the USA in Florida.
Desmond Efe-Khaese
2024-05-08 10:57:45

Brazil will announce their Copa América 2024 squad on May 10, with head coach Dorival Júnior revealing the lineup at 11 a.m. ET from the Brazilian Football Confederation headquarters in Rio de Janeiro.

Teams can select up to 55 players for pre-tournament activities, but the final roster, due by June 12, must consist of 23 players, including three goalkeepers.


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As Brazil gears up for Copa América 2024, here are some of the rising stars who could make a significant impact and possibly feature in Dorival Júnior’s squad:

  • Vitor Roque – After securing a transfer to Barcelona for a deal that could reach €61 million, Roque has showcased his potential despite minimal game time. His ability to adapt to European football is being closely watched, with high expectations set for his development at one of the world’s premier clubs.
  • Endrick – Set to join Real Madrid in July 2024, Endrick has already made headlines with his performances for Palmeiras. His recent call-up to the Brazilian national team underscores his rising status, and he’s shown impressive form by scoring multiple goals in recent fixtures, highlighting his readiness for international play.
  • Matheus França – The attacking midfielder from Flamengo is known for his creativity and ability to navigate tight spaces. His performances have positioned him as a valuable asset for Brazil’s offensive tactics going into the tournament.
  • Estêvão – Estevao is gaining recognition for his technical skills and versatility on the field. Chelsea has reportedly offered up to 55 million euros for Brazilian footballer Estevão, according to UOL Esporte. The deal includes a fixed 30 million euros with an additional 25 million euros in bonuses.

Brazil Copa América schedule

The team convenes on May 30 in Orlando, Florida, for a training camp. Players from European clubs will join first, unless they are participating in the UEFA Champions League final. Those from Brazilian clubs will arrive on June 3.

Brazil’s warm-up matches include games against Mexico in Texas and the USA in Florida. After these, they will train in Florida until traveling to Los Angeles for their opening match against Costa Rica on June 24.

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