Announcing Fernandinho’s return to Atletico – PR makes Brazil arrive 13 players participated in the World Cup 2018, In Russia. was the steering wheel Submit on Mondayreturns to Hurricane after 17 years and will be available from the transfer window opening on July 18.
Among the Brazilian national team, only three players for the national team played in the country in 2018: Goalkeeper Cassio and right back Wagnerboth from Corinth, and Defender Jeromefrom the union. Four years later, the trio are still in the same clubs, with the problem that the gaucho team is no longer among the elite of national football.
Since then, Serie A teams have brought back seven athletes, including Fernandinho. It is worth noting that Douglas Costa returned last year to Gremio, but left the club before the start of the current season after the team was relegated.
Among foreigners, the only rest of the last World Cup is Arascaita, of Flamengo, who in 2018 wore the Cruzeiro jersey. Now, two more players who were in Russia play in Brazil: Uruguayan Carlos Sanchez and Argentine Gabriel Mercado.
In addition to these, another player, such as Fernandinho, becomes available when the window is opened peacock. Argentinian Agreed with Atlético-MG After the expiration of his contract with Boca Juniors.
Fernandinho and players from the last World Cup in Brazil – Photo: infoesporte
The Corinthians goalkeeper is still at the club to this day. He recently completed 10 years with Corinthians and is on the cusp of completing 600 matches for the team. There are nine titles for Timão, including two Brazilian championships (2015 and 2017), the Libertadores and the Club World Cup in 2012. At the World Cup, he was the third goalkeeper behind Alisson and Ederson.
Casio during training in Sochi, Russia – Photo: Lucas Figueiredo / CBF
Another Timão representative on Tite’s roster for the 2018 World Cup has also been with the club for some time. It’s been eight straight years as a right-back in the team he was revealed to, in 2006. Wagner amassed five wins for Corinthians. In Russia, with Danilo injured on his debut, he was a regular fixture in the other four games of the Brazilian season.
Wagner in Brazil against Serbia in the World Cup – Photo: Lucas Figueiredo / CBF
In 2018, the defender played for Inter Milan, where he stayed for another season after the cup. Then he moved to Jiangsu, China. In 2021, he left Asia to return to Sao Paulo, 10 years after leaving. Soon after his return, he was a Paulista champion. At the World Cup four years ago, Miranda was a regular fixture in all five games and played every minute.
Miranda in training for the national team at the World Cup – Photo: Pedro Miranda/MOA Press
A year after the World Cup in Russia, the left-back left Atletico Madrid, where he played for eight of his last nine seasons in Europe, and returned to Brazil to play for Flamengo. Among other titles, he won two Brazilian championships (2019 and 2020) and one Libertadores championship as well in 2019. Felipe Luis was a key player in two World Cup matches, against Serbia and Mexico.
Felipe Luis on the field against Serbia at the World Cup – Photo: Lucas Figueiredo / CBF
Fernandinho (Atletico – PR)
Growing up in Hurricane itself, the midfielder returned to Brazil after 17 years – he spent the last nine years at Manchester City, including the time he went to the cup. Fernandinho is signed until the end of 2024 and is talking about ending his career at the club. The player played five matches in the World Cup, starting with the elimination against Belgium.
Lukaku of Belgium protects the ball from Brazilian Fernandinho – Photo: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images
At cup time, the midfielder played for Barcelona, but returned to Guangzhou Evergrande shortly after the tournament in Russia. He also spent a brief period with Al-Ahly of Saudi Arabia in 2021. For this season, Corinthians agreed to bring the player back after nearly nine years. However, he is currently recovering from a ligament injury in his left knee. During the 2018 World Cup, Paulinho started every match.
Paulinho during the Brazil-Serbia World Cup match – Photo: Lucas Figueiredo / CBF
Renato Augusto (Corinth)
The midfielder spent five and a half years in Beijing Guoan, from China, including the period when Tite called him up for the cup. In the middle of 2021, he agreed to return to Corinthians, exactly where he left for Asian football. Renato Augusto was on the field three times in Russia, and he always came in the second half.
Renato Augusto scores in Brazil’s elimination against Belgium (Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Then a Chelsea player in 2018, the attacking midfielder settled with rivals Arsenal two years later. After a season with the Gunners, he terminated his contract and was free to agree to return to the team he was revealed to and left 14 years ago. During the cup, Willian participated in all five campaign matches.
Willian at the World Cup stadium in Russia – Photo: Lucas Figueiredo / Brazilian Football Confederation
Shakhtar player at the time of the World Cup, the striker remained at the club for another three years, until the expiration of his contract. After 11 years in Ukraine, eight of them are in the same team, the player returned to Inter last season. But at the World Cup in Russia, Tyson did not enter the field.
Tyson in training with the Brazilian national team – Photo: Pedro Martins / MoWa Press
Arascaeta (Uruguay – Flamengo)
Seven years ago in Brazil, the midfielder was called up during his final season at Cruzeiro. The following year, Arrascaeta was hired by Flamengo, playing an important role in the team’s titles under Jorge Jesus. For Uruguay in 2018, he made his debut, but lost a place and played only one more match.
Arrascaeta has been called up by Uruguay for the World Cup – Photo: Juan Carlos Oulati/Reuters
Carlos Sanchez (Uruguay – Santos)
Shortly after the cup, the midfielder left Monterrey, where he stayed for two seasons, to settle with Santos. Sanchez remains to this day in Peixe, albeit with a small space. In Russia, the player played in three matches, one as a starter.
Carlos Sanchez in the Uruguay-Saudi match – Photo: Reuters
Gabriel Mercado (Argentina – Inter)
He played right-back and defender at Seville in 2018 and worked with Jorge Sampaoli, Argentina coach in the Cup. After another season in Spain, he moved to Al Rayyan, from Qatar, where he stayed for two years, until settling with Inter. Mercado participated in three matches in the cup and scored one goal in eliminating France in the round of 16.
Gabriel Mercado scores in the Russian Cup – Photo: AFA / Disclosure
Christian Pavon (Argentina – Atlético-MG)
By agreement with Gallo, the striker played for Boca Juniors in 2018. The following year, he was loaned to LA Galaxy. After a year and a half in the United States, he returned to the Bombonera. Now, about to terminate his contract with the Argentine club, he will come to Brazil. Pavon has played all four of Argentina’s matches in the cup, starting with France.
Christian Pavon in training with Argentina – Photo: Disclosure / AFA
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