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The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder is eagerly anticipating his Brazil debut in the friendly against France.

Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Renato Augusto was one of the surprise inclusions in the Brazil squad for Wednesday's international friendly against France and the 23-year-old is eagerly anticipating his debut for the Selecao.

"Getting a call-up for the national team has been a dream of mine ever since I was a little kid. Every Brazilian boy wants to play for the Selecao at some point," Augusto was quoted as saying by Bild.

"It was a great moment for me when I heard the news that I was a part of the team for the France friendly. I was very pleased and satisfied. This is not only a good thing for me, but also for Bayer Leverkusen.

"I will probably play on the right wing like I do for Bayer or play in a more central role."

The winger also discussed his chances to make it to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

"It's still a long time until the 2014 World Cup, but it would be great to be part of the Brazil squad then. I come from Rio de Janeiro and they're currently working on the Maracana stadium to make it ready for the World Cup."

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