Brazil coach Mano Menezes is happy to recall Real Madrid star Kaka to his squad.

The 29-year-old has been impressive in recent weeks under Jose Mourinho after finally earning a regular place following lengthy injury problems.

The former AC Milan star wrote on his official Facebook and Twitter accounts: "I'm very happy to return to the national team.

"After a long time, the emotion of coming back is very big. Thanks to all those who, like me, where waiting for this moment."

It is a first call-up for Kaka under coach Mano Menezes, who said: "I think of Kaka as I do Ronaldinho: as players with experience in the national team, who can share the responsibilities.

"His return is logical for all that he has done in the last few months. I had always said that he would be back as soon he recovered and now he has a good chance."