Andrey Santos, an 18-year-old Chelsea star, is one of nine uncapped players who received a call-up to the senior team. He is the surprising name in Brazil's most recent squad. Since he was signed from Benfica in March, Santos has been playing regularly for Chelsea in the Premier League and Champions League under his coach. He has been making noise with his performances on the pitch, but now he can add international experience to his resume as well. The striker was called up to Brazil's national team by the head coach after he gave a strong performance at the recent Copa America tournament. In his first game for Brazil, Santos scored twice against Chile in what was his first appearance for the national team since being called up as an uncapped player.
Although the player had to go back on loan as there were some safety issues and an inability to obtain a work permit. He led the U20 team to victory at the championship in America the previous month.
With six goals in the championship match against Uruguay, Santos tied for second place in the tournament. He is presently perhaps of the most amazing name in Brazil's latest crew as the 18-year-old Chelsea star Andrey Santos acquires prevalence. Since he scored two goals in his first match for FC Porto at the age of 16, the young striker has been tipped for stardom. He was also impressive in his first call-up against arch-rivals and started in a friendly against Argentina last week, scoring twice in a 3-2 loss. The youngster has become an important part of Chelsea's future after his move from Portugal this past summer, but now he'll have to wait it out before he gets his chance to shine at the senior level as well with this selection.
World Cup Group G