Kaka back for Brazil friendlies

Updated: 28 October 2011 18:54 IST

Real Madrid's Kaka is back in the Brazilian squad after coach Mano Menezes called him up Thursday for November friendlies against Gabon and Egypt.

Kaka back for Brazil friendlies

Rio De Janeiro:

Real Madrid's Kaka is back in the Brazilian squad after coach Mano Menezes called him up Thursday for November friendlies against Gabon and Egypt.


Kaka returns with Menezes, - whose men are pre-qualified for the 2014 World Cup as hosts - who endorsed him by saying he had brought him in based on strong recent form.

"I always said that when Kaka returns to a good productive level then he would return to the side and now is a good time for him to do so," Menezes told a news conference in Rio.

Kaka has not featured for the Selecao since the 2010 World Cup finals.

Brazil face Gabon in Libreville on November 10 and then face Egypt in Doha four days later.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Neto (Fiorentina/ITA), Diego Alves (Valencia/ESP)

Defenders:
Adriano (Barcelona/ESP), Alex Sandro (Porto/POR), Daniel Alves (Barcelona/ESP), David Luiz (Chelsea/ENG), Fabio (Manchester United/ENG), Marcelo (Real Madrid/ESP), Luisao (Benfica/POR), Thiago Silva (AC Milan/ITA)

Midfielders: Bruno Cesar (Benfica/POR), Dudu (Dinamo Kiev/UKR), Elias (Sporting Lisbon/POR), Fernandinho (Shakhtar Donestsk/UKR), Hernanes (Lazio/ITA), Kaka (Real Madrid/ESP), Lucas Leiva (Liverpool/ENG), Luiz Gustavo (Bayern Munich/GER), Sandro (Tottenham/ENG), Willian (Shakhtar Donestsk/UKR)

Strikers:
Hulk (Porto/POR), Jonas (Valencia/ESP), Kleber (Porto/POR)



Topics : Football Brazil R Kaka Chelsea Neymar Da Silva Santos Junior Real Madrid
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