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Agent admits Man Utd fullback Rafael desperate for Brazil recall

The agent of Manchester United fullback Rafael says he's desperate to make Brazil's World Cup squad.

Rafael has appeared only a couple of times for the senior Brazil side, something the player is unhappy about.

"He dreams of playing in the World Cup, I've got no doubt about that," agent Cassiano Pereira said.

"I don't understand why he hasn't been chosen by Scolari."

In Brazil, Rafael was heavily criticised for losing possession late on in the game with Mexico, a mistake which led to the winning goal and a Brazil defeat.

But Pereira thinks that overlooking Da Silva is foolish.

"Because of one second, a player doesn't get another chance?

"Rafael is an exemplary player... they placed all the responsibility on him but a game lasts 90 minutes.

"It was an injustice."

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