The Spanish giant FC Barcelona has confirmed that the young Brazilian star forward Neymar will be missing Barcelona’s second La Liga match against Athletic Bilbao at the weekend as the star forward named in Brazil's squad for the World Cup qualifying matches against Ecuador and Colombia.
The 24-years-old striker has recently led his nation to the Olympic glory as Brazil defeated Germany in the final of the Rio Olympic and now the striker is looking forward to the World Cup qualifier against Ecuador on September 1 and then Colombia on September 6.
After winning the Gold at Rio Olympic, the La Liga Champions and the fans were expecting that Neymar would return to Barcelona, but it won’t be possible for the Brazilian forward as he named in Brazil’s squad for the world cup qualifier.
The Brazilian world cup qualifier squad names are as follows:
Goalkeepers: Marcelo Grohe (Gremio), Weverton (Atletico Paranaense), Alisson (Roma).
Defenders: Gil (Shandong Luneng), Marquinhos (PSG), Miranda (Inter) Rodrigo Caio (Sao Paulo), Fagner (Corinthians), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Dani Alves (Juventus).
Midfielders: Giuliano (Zenit), Lucas Lima (Santos), Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Rafael Carioca (Atletico Mineiro), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Willian (Chelsea), Casemiro (Real Madrid).
Forwards: Gabriel Barbosa (Santos), Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk), Gabriel Jesus (Palmeiras), Neymar (Barcelona).