Abel Ferreira has already run out of three players during the Copa America and could run out of three other players during the Olympic football tournament. But there was an agreement with the federation.
O palm trees “it got rid” of being understaffed again in the near future. The team led by Abel Ferreira could give three players to the Olympic tournament of men’s football, where the Brazil will be, but reached an agreement with the Brazilian Football Confederation and only one athlete will play in the Japan.
the side Gabriel Boy is on the list of calls for the Olympic Games but, after Douglas Augusto’s injury, they were Patrick de Paula and Danilo to appear as possible substitutes. However, the summoned was Malcolm.
Malcolm had already been called up on a first list but the Zenit St. Petersburg refused to give up the young man – clubs are not obliged to let the footballers out because the Olympic tournament is not included in the official FIFA calendar. Now, on the second attempt, Zenit has relented.
The selector André Jardine considered giving away more Palmeiras, since the goalkeeper Weverton would be one of the three called up who are over 24 years old, indicates Globoesporte; but the direction of Abel Ferreira’s club reached an agreement with the Brazilian Football Confederation and only Gabriel Menino was called.
Palmeiras recalled that, during the Copa América, three of its players were assigned to the tournament: Weverton, Viña and Gustavo Gómez. And none of your games have been postponed. O Brasileirão didn’t stop during the Copa America and will not stop during the Olympic Games.
The three Brazilians who are over 24 years old will be Santos, Atlético Paranaense goalkeeper; Daniel Alves, from São Paulo; and Diego Carlos, from Seville. Other “failures” by the Brazilian Football Confederation were two young men from the Real Madrid: Vinícius Júnior and Rodrygo – Real did not yield the athletes.
Richarlison and Douglas Luiz played in Copa America but they were also summoned to Tokyo.
Football, baseball/softball and artistic gymnastics are the three sports that start before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Brazil will debut in a week, on July 22, against the Germany.
Nuno Teixeira, ZAP //