Monaco Left-Back Jorge Called Up For Brazil World Cup Qualifiers
“It’s the type of injury that requires at least 15 days to recover from,” Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said in a CBF statement. “For that reason we have decided to release him from the squad and we will follow his recuperation from a distance.”
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Brazil lead South America’s CONMEBOL standings with 37 points from 16 matches and are already guaranteed of a place in Russia next year.
The five-time World Cup winners will play Bolivia in La Paz on October 5th before hosting Chile in their final qualifier in Sao Paulo five days later.