Neymar leads Brazil squad into controversial Copa America




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Brazil coach Tite confirmed squad for the Copa Paris Saint-Germain star, Neymar, leading the group before the country’s highest court, on ruled over whether the controversial relocation the can take place.

Argentina and Colombia were meant to co-host the event but were removed for Coronavirus reasons and political Brazil stepping in at short notice.

But Brazil had also an extremely difficult pandemic and its socialist and a metal workers’ group was going to court to argue should not hold the Copa after all.

The were also uncertain but eventually ruled out a boycott meaning Neymar and company could open the in Brasilia on Sunday against Venezuela.

Chelsea defender Thiago Silva as recovered from to replace Rodrigo Caio Flamengo in the squad.

The Copa was to take place without fans in stadium, just like the ongoing Copa Libertadores, the South American club championship.

(dpa/NAN)