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Ronaldinho poised for international comeback

Created on 22 Jan., 2013 8:12 PM GMT

Brazil coach Luis Felipe Scolari has named Ronaldinho in his 20-man squad for his side's friendly against England in February.

The 32-year-old last appeared for his country in February 2012, in a 2-1 friendly win over Bosnia and Herzegovina, but now has the chance of adding to his 94 international caps under new head coach Scolari.

Elsewhere, there are four Premier League-based representatives in the squad, with QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar joining Chelsea trio David Luiz, Ramires and Oscar.

Brazil will face England at Wembley Stadium on February 6.

Brazil squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (QPR), Diego Alves (Valencia)

Defenders: Dante (Bayern Munich), David Luiz (Chelsea), Miranda (Atletico Madrid), Leandro Castan (Roma), Adriano (Barcelona), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Felipe Luis (Atletico Madrid)

Midfielders: Arouca (Santos), Hernanes (Lazio), Ramires (Chelsea), Oscar (Chelsea), Lucas (PSG), Paulinho (Corinthians)

Forwards: Fred (Fluminense), Hulk (Zenit St Petersburg), Neymar (Santos), Ronaldinho (Atletico-MG), Luis Fabiano (Sao Paulo)

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