Commentator and former player Danielson Shaw, who hired Band, revealed he was surprised by some of the names in the national team call-up released today (9). According to the five-time world champion, the road could get tougher for veteran Daniel Alves and open up for Firmino in a tussle with Gabriel Jesus.
The five-time world champion posted the message on his Twitter profile in 2002 after the list was announced at an event in Rio de Janeiro. And to your delight, one of the established athletes who was on your shortlist has been called up and will have his golden opportunity with Amarelinha.
“I think ‘moiô’ for Daniel Alves, huh?” Pedro is in and I’m surprised by Firmino’s return, I thought he was going to be Gabriel Jesus,” Danielson Shaw told his more than three million followers on the platform. The commentator’s surprise was echoed by fans who considered Tite’s choice “unfair”.
Did you like Tite’s call? I guess for Daniel Alves huh? Pedro is in and I’m surprised Firmino is back, I thought he was going to be Gabriel Jesus…
— Denilson Show (@denilsonshow) September 9, 2022
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The Arsenal forward’s name was even one of the most commented on on social media, with messages from fans trying to understand why he was overlooked for the invitation. A great start to the season in England was the main reason for supporters to call.
The CBF home event in Rio de Janeiro confirmed Tite’s penultimate list ahead of the 2022 World Cup. This list is valid for next day’s FIFA friendlies against Ghana and Tunisia. on September 23 and 27in that order, both confirmed that they will take place in France.