Domestic squad named for Argentina ties
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Brazil coach Mano Menezes today announced a 24-man squad composed entirely of domestic-based players for the two friendlies with Argentina on 14 and 28 September.

Menezes included ten uncapped players in his squad, while Flamengo playmaker Ronaldinho retained his place after he made his return from a ten-month international absence in last night's 1-0 friendly defeat of Ghana in London.

Santos star Ganso, forced off with a left thigh injury after ten minutes of the Ghana game, was not included in the squad.

Brazil face old enemies Argentina in Cordoba on 14 September before the two sides resume hostilities two weeks later in Belem.

Brazil squad:

Goalkeepers: Fabio (Cruzeiro), Rafael (Santos), Jefferson (Botafogo)
Defenders: Danilo (Santos), Mario Fernandes (Gremio), Bruno Cortes (Botafogo), Kleber (Internacional), Dede (Vasco da Gama), Rever (Atletico Mineiro), Rhodolfo (Sao Paulo), Henrique (Palmeiras)
Midfielders: Casemiro (Sao Paulo), Paulinho, Ralf (both Corinthians), Romulo (Vasco da Gama), Cicero, Lucas (both Sao Paulo), Oscar (Internacional), Renato Abreu, Thiago Neves (both Flamengo)
Forwards: Fred (Fluminense), Leandro Damiao (Internacional), Neymar (Santos), Ronaldinho (Flamengo)