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Richarlison to miss game against Paraguay due to mumps

Brazil manager Tite has confirmed that forward Richarlison will play no part in Thursday's Copa America quarter-final against Paraguay due to an illness. The Everton star started Brazil's first two group games in the competition but played no part in the thrashing of Peru in their last group game on Saturday. He will miss the last eight fixture because he has been diagnosed with mumps. Richarlison was isolated from the squad due to the contagious nature of the illness. According to Brazil, the forward needs full rest and medication to enable him to recover fully. The rest of the squad will now face vaccination procedures after the match against Paraguay in Porto Alegre. Brazil are already without the likes of Casemiro through a suspension and Fernandinho who is nursing an injury. ...

Dani Alves replaces Neymar as Brazil captain for Copa America

Dani Alves will replace Neymar as the captain of the Brazil national team ahead of the 2018/19 Copa America competition. The announcement was made by the country's football federation on Monday. In a statement released by Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. it was stated: “The decision was communicated to Neymar by (coach) Tite on Saturday” READ: https://footiehound.com/gattuso-leaves-ac-milan/ It can be recalled that Neymar was handed a three-game suspension for lashing out at a spectator after PSG's shocking loss to Rennes in the 2018/19 French Cup final. Brazil will face Bolivia, Venezuela, and Peru in the group stages of the competition which begins on June 14, preceded by two friendly games against Qatar and Honduras.