September 20, 2021

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Hulk thanks the return of the Brazilian national team after 5 years: "a great joy"

Hulk thanks the return of the Brazilian national team after 5 years: “a great joy”

This Monday (27), the Brazilian Football Confederation He announced the recall of nine players for the vacant posts left by European clubs. One of them is the Hulk Striker, and he appeared in Atletico MG In the 2021 season. Back to Brazilian national team Five years later.



The key moment for the striker, who wore the green and yellow shirt between 2013 and 2014, was when he was the Confederations Cup champion and had a start in the World Cup. However, the performance at the World Championships fell short of expectations: there were no goals, and as a bonus, it was in the 7-1 match he suffered against Germany.

After the cup, Hulk missed the national team for a year, only returning in 2015, when he scored in two friendlies against Costa Rica and the United States. The forward also participated in the Copa America Centenario before going on to play in Chinese football, leaving the spotlight and no longer being called up for the Brazilian national team.

Hulk, via his Instagram account, announced how he feels about returning to the Brazilian national team: “After 5 years, returning to wear the Brazil national team shirt is without a doubt an immense joy for which I can only be grateful. All honor and all glory to you, Lord. Gratitude is always to God.”

The Brazilian national team has three commitments in qualifying in September. On the second day, the contender will be Chile in Santiago. Next, Brazil will face Argentina on the 5th and 9th of Peru in Sao Paulo and Recife respectively.

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