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Paulinho and Philippe Coutinho Make Brazil World Cup Squad

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The 2018 World Cup will have everyone’s favorite Brazilian duo

Barcelona v Villarreal - La Liga Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona’s Brazilian duo, Paulinho and Philippe Coutinho, have been included in coach Tite’s list for the World Cup. Rafinha, currently on loan to Inter Milan, did not make the cut. Neither did ex-Barcelona fullback Dani Alves, who is seriously injured. Another ex-Barcelona and current Paris Saint-Germain player, Neymar, will be included.

Unfortunately, there was no space for another ex-Barcelona fullback - Douglas Pereira - either.

Full list:

GK: Alisson Becker (Roma), Ederson Moraes (Manchester City), Cassio (Corinthians).

DF: Thiago Silva (PSG), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Joao Miranda (Inter), Marquinhos (PSG), Fagner (Corinthians), Danilo (Manchester City), Geromel (Gremio), Filipe Luis (Atlético Madrid).

MF: Paulinho (Barcelona), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk), Casemiro (Real Madrid), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona), Willian (Chelsea).

FW: Neymar (PSG), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Douglas Costa (Juventus), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Taison (Shakhtar).