Maicon, Ramires in Brazil squad

August 21, 2013
By Associated Press
SAO PAULO -- Right-back Maicon and Chelsea midfielder Ramires are back in Brazil's squad for the friendlies against Australia and Portugal next month.

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari also picked goalkeeper Julio Cesar, even though he has not played in an official match since the Confederations Cup.

Maicon, recently signed by AS Roma, started for Brazil in the 2010 World Cup but had lost his spot in the national team, while Ramires had been left out of ...

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