Friday, August 22, 2014

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New coach Dunga is eager to get to work with his squad and has scheduled no less than six training sessions as the Selecao face Colombia and Ecuador in North America

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The 45-year-old remains hopeful that the tricky attacker could make a Bleus comeback, but has stressed he will only call him up again if he's in the right state of mind

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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The Selecao's interim assistant for September's Gillette Brasil Global Tour believes nobody is more qualified to get Brazil back on track following their World Cup disappointment

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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The coach announced his first squad since replacing Alejandro Sabella at the helm of the national team ahead of their friendly against the World champions

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The duo, who missed the World Cup through injury, have been recalled by new coach Guus Hiddink for the upcoming matches against Italy and Czech Republic

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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The 64-year-old's previous deal expired after the World Cup in Brazil and after weeks of negotiations, he has signed a new four year contract with the national team

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The 50-year-old has called on the younger members of the Selecao to look to the Barca star as a reference for how they should conduct themselves as internationals

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The 15-year-old received the call up from coach Per-Mathias Hogmo for the friendly against United Arab Emirates and will be his nation's youngest player if he takes to the field

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Cruzeiro duo Ricardo Goulart and Everton Ribeiro are in line to make their international bows while FC Porto's Alex Sandro and Danilo also return to the Selecao

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The former Juventus boss says he is motivated by the challenge of closing the gap on the world's best sides after being officially presented as Cesare Prandelli's successor

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The former Azzurri boss has sent his best wishes to his successor, who will be presented as national team coach on Tuesday

Monday, August 18, 2014

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The attacking midfielder was not happy with the former Azzurri coach's decision to exclude him from the squad that travelled to the tournament in Brazil

Sunday, August 17, 2014

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The Germany international has admitted that he still finds it difficult to come to terms with the fact that he missed Brazil 2014 because of a back problem

Saturday, August 16, 2014

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The Genoa striker is in no doubt that the 45-year-old will restore the Azzurri to their former glory and is now hoping to force his way into the new coach's plans for Euro 2016

Friday, August 15, 2014

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The defender, who earned his 100th cap during the World Cup, says the national team is "in better shape than ever" heading into the future

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The Azzurri skipper is looking forward to working with the former Juventus boss again and says all Italians should be delighted with his appointment