Copa America football tournament will be played in Brazil from June 14 to July 7
Brazil has so far made eight champions, Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru in its group
Rio de Janeiro Star footballer Neymar Jr. has been stripped of the captaincy of the Brazilian football team. His place was replaced by Daniel Alves as the head of the team for the Copa America Tournament. The announcement was made by the Country Football Federation (CBF). The CBF said, "The decision has been given by coach Tite to Neymar." Neymar had earlier mistreated the audience after the defeat of Paris Saint-Germain against Renaissance in the French Cup finals earlier this month. After this he was banned from three matches.
Brazil will play friendly matches against Qatar and Honduras
The Copa America football tournament will be played in Brazil from 14 June to 7 July. Eight-time champions Brazil's team will play in the group stage in Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru. Before that, the team has to play friendly against Qatar and Honduras.
Daniel Alves será o capitão da # SeleçãoBrasileira na Copa América. Boa sorte, craque! ⚽🇧🇷 #JogaBolaSaiba mais em https://t.co/8JGEihDKZXFoto: @lucasFigfoto / CBF pic.twitter.com/WVGf96pYDa
– CBF Futebol (@CBF_Futebol) May 27, 2019
In the captaincy of Neymar, Brazilian team reached the 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter-finals. He received the Player of the Tournament award in the previous Confederations Cup. Brazil won the tournament for the fourth time in the tournament. Neymar scored 60 goals in 96 international matches. At the same time, Defender 36-year-old Alves scored 7 goals in 107 appearances.
After emerging from foot injury, Neymar has scored 23 goals so far this season. Last year, coach Tite had appointed the permanent captain of the national team. Titte said, 'I will talk to Nemar about his behavior. They have made mistakes, they have made mistakes. I will not talk to Brazil as a coach, but as an ordinary person. '