Since joining Manchester United from Ajax in the summer, the winger has netted three Premier League goals. However, due to an injury sustained last month, he has been out of United’s last three games.
As the Selecao’s roster for the tournament in Qatar this month was announced on Monday, it was on his mind.
Antony sprang out of his seat as soon as he heard his name announced while watching the team announcement with family and friends. The 22-year-old gave a group-wide jumping jack before giving a specific person a hug.
The harder Antony’s hold became, the redder his face became. Clearly, the sacrifices made throughout the years were worthwhile.
The group also includes Richarlison of Tottenham Hotspur and the attackers from Arsenal, Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli.
Despite having a strong start to the season with Liverpool, Roberto Firmino is one glaring exclusion. Despite having a difficult transition to life at the Spotify Camp Nou, Raphinha, a former Leeds United winger who is now at Barcelona, is admitted.
Along with Serbia, Switzerland, and Cameroon, Brazil was assigned to Group G.
On November 24, they begin their quest for their first World Cup victory in 22 years. They had been predicted as one of the tournament favorites, along with South American rivals Argentina.
The Manchester United player stunned the crowd at Old Trafford on Thursday by performing a 360-degree turn just before halftime of their game.
After receiving the ball, he promptly spun with it to the delight of the stadium’s spectators. He lost his pass, however, and kicked it out of play, wasting the opportunity. Robbie Savage slammed Antony, 22, angrily as the crowd appeared to enjoy his spin.