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Raphinha hoping Leeds form leads to Brazil call-up

Leeds United winger Raphinha admits he wants to break into the Brazil squad.

When asked about his international intentions, the 24-year-old expressed, while it is of course a dream of his, his focus is on getting the results at Leeds.

"My main focus at the moment is always the club, it is doing my best here, working really hard, giving my everything and as a result of that work, the results will come," he told the official club website.

"As a Brazilian, like any other Brazilian player, I dream of representing the Selecao, a dream of putting the shirt on and representing my country.

"But if that's not possible, it won't change. I'll continue working hard, doing my best, getting the results, both individual awards and working for the team.

"If the chance to play [for] the Selecao does come along, I would embrace that opportunity and make the most of it. But if it doesn't, the focus would still be Leeds and the results.

"If it does come about, it would be that dream come true, [like] for any Brazilian player."

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