Brazil leave out Real duo
By Patricio Figueroa
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Ronaldo and Julio Baptista have been left out of Brazil's squad for the upcoming friendlies.Real Madrid duo Ronaldo and Julio Baptista have been left out of Brazil's squad for the upcoming friendlies.
Ronaldo and Baptista are both carrying knocks and have been excused duty for next month's games in the Middle East.
Brazil will play United Arab Emirates on November 12 and, on November 15, they will play Kuwait Sports Club.
National team coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has selected a 22-man squad for the double-header, with Lyon striker Fred and Barcelona midfielder Edmilson included.
Arsenal's Gilberto Silva is in the party, while Parreira has named three Brazilian-based players for the games.
Squad: Dida (Milan), Julio Cesar (Internazionale); Cafu (Milan), Roberto Carlos (Real Madrid), Cicinho (Sao Paulo), Gustavo Nery (Corinthians), Lucio (Bayern Munich), Juan, Roque Junior (Bayer Leverkusen), Luisao (Benfica); Emerson (Juventus), Gilberto (Arsenal), Ze Roberto (Bayern Munich), Edmilson, Ronaldinho (Barcelona), Kaka (Milan), Juninho Pernambucano (Lyon), Ricardinho (Santos); Robinho (Real Madrid), Adriano (Internazionale), Ricardo Oliveira (Real Betis), Fred (Lyon).