Writer: Gavin John Day
Date:Thursday May 8 2014
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has left out Anfield duo Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Leiva from his 23-man World Cup squad...
Liverpool stars Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Leiva will not be present at this summer's World Cup.
The midfield duo were both included in Luiz Felipe Scolari's preliminary 30-man Brazil squad but were amongst the players culled on Wednesday.
Other notable absentees who will not be participating for the tournament's host nation are Kaka, Robinho and Lucas Moura.
Out of the Liverpool pair, Lucas is perhaps the more notable omission given he featured in a number of friendlies for the Samba Stars around the turn of the year.
The 27-year-old, who has 24 senior caps to his name, will be devastated by the development having previously talked about his pride in wearing the famous yellow shirt.
"Playing in the World Cup with my country, with my friends and family around, would be amazing," commented Lucas to Liverpoolfc.com back in October.
Coutinho on the other hand has just one full cap to his name and that was earned back in 2010 while with Inter Milan.
Scolari's men are in Group A alongside Croatia, Mexico and Cameroon.
Follow me on Twitter @superbag
|Not a Vital Liverpool member? It's 100% free to join & only takes a few moments to sign up. Click here to become a member or alternatively simply sign in using Social Media!|
Date:Thursday May 8 2014
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2014-15 - Hull (Home) (Friday October 24 2014)
Liverpool: The 'NFLication' Of Football (Friday October 24 2014)
Vital Preview: Liverpool vs. Hull City (Friday October 24 2014)
Liverpool: Rodgers Bemoans 'Sloppy' Goals (Thursday October 23 2014)
Vital Report: Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid (Thursday October 23 2014)
Stats: Liverpool v Real Madrid (Wednesday October 22 2014)
Liverpool: LFC vs. Real Madrid Team News (Wednesday October 22 2014)
Liverpool: Real Madrid Preview (Tuesday October 21 2014)
Liverpool: More 3pm Kick-Offs To Be Sacrificed? (Monday October 20 2014)
Liverpool: 'We Were Fortunate' - Rodgers (Monday October 20 2014)
|7.||Marc Without his Dad||1|
|2. Man City||8||5||2||1||10||17|
|4. West Ham||8||4||1||3||4||13|
|6. Man Utd||8||3||3||2||3||12|
|Burnley V Everton Match Preview
» Everton : 25/10/2014 12:40:00
|Weekly Rumour Mill-A Couple of Links!
» Burnley : 25/10/2014 10:16:00
|Carrick on Comeback Trail
» Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:40:00
|Is Garay The Man?
» Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:36:00
» Burnley : 25/10/2014 09:34:00