Juve turn down Brazil request for Amauri

January 31, 2009
Juventus have rejected a request from Brazil to call up striker Amauri for next month's friendly with Italy, the Serie A club's president said on Saturday.

Amauri, never previously considered by his native Brazil, was earlier given a late call-up following an injury to Luis Fabiano but Juve had the final say because the FIFA deadline for selecting overseas players for the match had passed.

"The club has decided not to accept the request of the Brazilian federation," Juve president ...

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