Striker Neymar presented himself to the Brazilian national team late Thursday morning (27), arriving by helicopter at the Granja Kumari center. The Brazilian national team is preparing for the next two challenges, the two matches against Ecuador and Paraguay, in the next days 4 and 8, for the sake of Qualifiers For the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Soon after Neymar, the players introduced Fabinho, Renan Lodi, Eder Militao, Danilo, Emerson, Felipe and Everton Sibollin. Real Madrid’s Casemiro had already arrived in the morning.
Striker Richarlison was one of the first to perform. Arrived on Wednesday night at Granja Comary, in Teresópolis (RJ). The last to arrive on Wednesday was goalkeeper Allison.
This Thursday, he held his first ball training in Teresópolis. It was a slight move in one-on-one action with goalkeeper coach Taffarel.
Upon his arrival at the CBF training center, Richarlison, who works at Everton, commented on his feeling of returning to the national team led by coach Tite.
“When I arrived, I had stomach chills. At the same time I am happy to be here, to represent my country. We are going to these two qualifying matches, and we will prepare well to do those two. Good matches,” said the striker.
Richarlison was one of four athletes to arrive at Granja Kumari on Wednesday. Alongside him, it also introduced goalkeeper Alison and striker Roberto Firmino, both from Liverpool, and midfielder Douglas Luiz, from Aston Villa. The four athletes came from the United Kingdom and will, in the bubble implemented by the Brazilian national team, abide by the restrictive rules established by the federal government.
The quartet begins work on CT for the national team on Thursday, with the group’s first activities facing Ecuador and Paraguay in the next rounds of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, which will be in Qatar. In the first four matches, Brazil was 100% successful, taking the top spot in the qualifiers.
Excited about returning to the national team, which has not met since November of last year, Richarlison wants to work even harder to maintain that footprint in search of his place in the World Cup. “We will train, we will do our best in training, so that we can play, in the best way possible, so that we can continue this work. We came from four wins, we weren’t defeated, and we have a lot of matches still ahead,” the striker concluded.
The team have not met since November 2020, when they beat Venezuela and Uruguay in Round 3 and 4 of the qualifiers. Brazil faces Ecuador, at the Beira Rio Stadium, in Porto Alegre, on June 4, and travels to Asunción to play Paraguay in the 8th, at the Devensores del Chaco stadium.
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