Ronaldinho gets a call to wear the famous yellow and blue jersey of Brazil again after an absence of nine months from the international scene. He has been called by the current Brazil coach Mano Menezes to play for his nation’s colors in next months friendly against African powerhouse Ghana.
Ronaldinho, 31, last played for Brazil when they lost to Argentina 1-0 last November. A recent upsurge in his form has made the Brazil coach give him this chance to prove that he is and always be the player to watch.
The squad selected for the friendly is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (Inter Milan), Jefferson (Botafogo), Fabio (Cruzeiro)
Defenders: Lucio (Inter Milan), Thiago Silva (AC Milan), Dede (Vasco), D Luiz (Chelsea), D Alves (Barcelona), Danilo (Santos), Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Midfielders: Adriano (Barcelona), Lucas Leiva (Liverpool), L Gustavo (Bayern Munich), Ralf (Corinthians), Elias (Atletico Madrid), Fernandinho (Shakhtar Donetsk), PH Ganso (Santos), Lucas (Sao Paulo)
Forwards: Ronaldinho (Flamengo), Robinho (AC Milan), A Pato (AC Milan), Hulk (Porto), L Damiao (Internacional), Neymar (Santos).
The friendly will be held in London, England at the Craven Cottage.