Casemiro will be the captain of the Brazilian team against Morocco

With many rookies and young players in the squad, Casemiro assumes the responsibility of leading the group and will captain the Brazilian National Team against Morocco

A Brazilian Team still preparing to face Moroccoin the first friendly after the 2022 World Cup. With a very different delegation and with many rookies, the midfielder casemiroalready experienced with Amarelinha, was chosen to be the team captain next Saturday, 25.

The player of Manchester United, in addition to living a great moment for the club, is a reference for young people and newcomers in the Brazilian national team. Established as one of the main pillars of the team, Casemiro had already used the captain’s armband in 11 other situations in charge of Tite. At the first opportunity after the departure of the coach, the defensive midfielder continues to be a leader for the group.

At the age of 31, Casemiro enters another cycle of the Brazilian National Team and dreams of reaching the third World Cup of his career in 2026. Croatia, the midfielder is one of the 10 remaining members of the group that traveled to Qatar, but failed to make Hexa’s dream come true.

Even if the delegation summoned for the friendly against Morocco has many embezzlements, the tendency is for Casemiro to take over the captaincy naturally. With the departure of the veterans who shared the armband during the last World Cup, Thiagosilva It is Danielalvesthe player is the successor of the role.

Casemiro before training for the Brazilian National Team (Credit: Rafael Ribeiro / CBF)

In the 11 games that Casemiro captained the Brazilian national team, the team lost only once, in a friendly against Peruby the score of 1 to 0, in 2019. However, in the last sequence of games that the midfielder took the armband, in the final stretch of the South American QualifiersBrazil performed well.

Source: sportbuzz

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