Dunga blanks Juventus striker Amauri for Brazil squad

Juventus striker Amauri has been snubbed by Brazil coach Dunga for their friendly against Italy.

Juventus striker Amauri has been snubbed by Brazil coach Dunga for their friendly against Italy.

Amauri is currently waiting to receive an Italian passport, which would allow him to represent the Azzurri.

Dunga had the chance to guarantee Amauri's loyalty by selecting him to play against Italy at the Emirates Stadium on February 10, but he has chosen not to.

Brazil squad:

Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (Inter), Doni (Roma)

Defenders: Maicon (Inter), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Adriano (Sevilla), Lucio (Bayern Munich), Juan (Roma), Thiago Silva (Milan), Luisao (Benfica), Marcelo (Real Madrid)

Midfielders: Gilberto Silva (Panathinaikos), Josue (Wolfsburg), Anderson (Manchester United), Felipe Melo (Fiorentina), Elano (Manchester City), Julio Baptista (Roma), Kaka (Milan), Ronaldinho (Milan)

Strikers: Robinho (Manchester City), Pato (Milan), Luis Fabiano (Sevilla), Adriano (Inter)

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