Real Madrid will not allow Vinicius Jr. to join Brazil's under-20 side for the South American Youth Championship in Chile in January and February, according to U20s coach Carlos Amadeu.
The tournament does not fit into a FIFA international window and thus clubs are not forced to free players for their national teams.
"Real Madrid has already made it very clear to us that the players that are part of the squad will not be released for the South American tournament but they will be for the [FIFA U-20]...
Brazil snatched it right at the end, centre-back Miranda shrugging off Nicolas Otamendi at a corner to glance in the 1-0 winner over Argentina ahead of keeper Sergio Romero. But Brazil boss Tite may well come away from Saudi Arabia a slightly more worried man than Lionel Scaloni, his Argentine counterpart.
The teams are at vastly different stages of development.
Scaloni is a caretaker coach, in temporary charge. The chaos of Argentina's World Cup campaign has forced the FA to think long and...
A stoppage-time goal from Miranda gave Brazil a 1-0 win over South American rivals Argentina in a foul-laden friendly in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.
The central defender rose at the near post to beat Argentina keeper Sergio Romero to a Neymar corner and head home the winner, deciding a game that was set to go to penalties to determine the outcome.
"Scoring a goal against Argentina is always gratifying and always exciting," Miranda said.
Argentina are one of only two teams to have beaten Brazil since...
Brazil forward Neymar said he hopes Lionel Messi will return to play for Argentina as it is a "pity" he is missing international football at the moment.
Messi has taken a break from the Argentina squad since captaining them to the round-of-16 at the World Cup, where they were beaten by eventual champions France.
Argentina face Brazil in a friendly in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, and Neymar had hoped to be facing his former Barcelona teammate.
"It's a pity for football," Neymar was quoted as saying in...