Brazil have announced their 23-man squad for the World Cup with Paris Saint-German right back Dani Alves ruled out from the squad due to injury according to news on FIFA official website.
The former Barcelona right-back is recovering from a foot injury that ended his season prematurely as his club were crowned league champions
However, his club team mate Neymar who was also injured is to made the list, while Manchester City right back Danilo becomes a replacement for Alves.
Five time champions Brazil are among the favourites to lift the trophy in Russia this summer, and head coach would not want to compromise.
As expected, Dani Alves misses the tournament through injury but his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Neymar is included
Brazil will face Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E.