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David Luiz in line for Brazil captaincy

March 20, 2013
By ESPN staff

Chelsea defender David Luiz has backed Thiago Silva to be handed the captaincy for Brazil's international friendly against Italy on Thursday but admits he would relish the opportunity to lead his country.

• Ramires hoping for improvement

Brazilian national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is believed to be eager to hand the responsibilities to either Luiz or Silva for the upcoming matches against Italy and Russia, as well as next month's World Cup qualifier against ...

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