SAO PAULO : Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari announced his World Cup squad on Wednesday without any major surprises, choosing most of the players who won last year's Confederations Cup.
Scolari's 23-name list includes 17 players who were in the team that won last year's warm-up tournament by beating world champion Spain in the final.
The team will mix talented young stars such as Neymar and Oscar with more experienced players such as Dani Alves, David Luiz, Thiago Silva and Hulk.
Past stars such as Ronaldinho, Kaka and Robinho were left off the squad as expected
Brazil announce 23-man World Cup squad minus Ronaldinho, Robinho, Kaka, Coutinho, Lucas Moura, Lucas Leiva.
Goalkeepers: Cesar, Jefferson, Victor.
Defenders: Dante, David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Henrique, Dani Alves, Maicon, Marcelo, Maxwell.
Midfielders: Fernandinho, Hernanes, Luiz Gustavo, Oscar, Paulinho, Ramires, Willian, Bernar.
Strikers: Fred, Hulk, Jo, Neymar.