Miranda named Brazil captain for Belgium clash


Soccer Football - World Cup - Group E - Brazil vs Switzerland - Rostov Arena, ...
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group E - Brazil vs Switzerland - Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don, Russia - June 17, 2018 Brazil's Miranda in action with Switzerland's Haris Seferovic REUTERS/Darren Staples

In Summary

  • Brazil have named Miranda as their captain for the World Cup quarter-final against Belgium
  • Coach Tite is sticking with his policy of rotating the captaincy and the 33-year old Inter Milan player will become the fourth man to wear the captain’s armband in Russia

Brazil have named Miranda as their captain for the World Cup quarter-final against Belgium.

Coach Tite is sticking with his policy of rotating the captaincy and the 33-year old Inter Milan player will become the fourth man to wear the captain’s armband in Russia.

Brazil play Belgium at the Kazan Arena on Friday, with the winner facing either Uruguay or France in the semi-finals.

Brazil will welcome back Real Madrid full-back Marcelo to the side after recovering from a back problem while Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho is expected come in for the suspended Casemiro.

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