RICHARLISON has won his first Brazil call-up after an eye-catching start to his Everton career.
The 21-year-old is a late Samba Boys’ replacement for the same-aged Fluminense hitman Pedro for friendlies against the USA and El Salvador.
Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira and new Barcelona playmaker Artur, who are both 22, had already been drafted into a younger, much-changed Brazil squad.
Liverpool supply three players in new keeper Alisson, defender Fabinho and frontman Roberto Firmino.
And former Kop favourite Phillipe Coutinho is in the squad along with United’s £52m new boy Fred, Paris Saint-Germain’s world-record buy Neymar and Chelsea ace Willian.
Brazil have plenty of time to experiment following their disappoining World Cup, where Belgium beat them 2-1 in an epic quarter-final.
Tite’s men are without a competitive game until they host Copa America next June.
And Richarlison‘s place in the squad underlines his incredible 12 months.
The former Fluminense whizkid, who has ten caps at Under-20 level, was an immediate hit in his first Premier League season, last term with Watford.
He opened the campaign with a double in the 2-2 draw at Wolves.
But he marred his fine August with a red card for an attempted headbutt on Cherries defender Adam Smith over the weekend.
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