SAO PAULO (AP) — Ronaldinho has been included in Brazil’s 23-man roster for a Feb. 28 exhibition against Bosnia at St. Gallen, Switzerland, while Kaka and Robinho again were left out.
Santos players Neymar and Paulo Henrique Ganso, touted as the future of Brazilian soccer, also were selected.
Brazil coach Mano Menezes said Tuesday that Ronadinho’s poor performances recently did not give him enough reason to omit the two-time FIFA player of the year.
Ronaldinho returned to the Brazilian squad late in 2010 after being left off the World Cup roster. The coach hinted he was expecting more from Kaka’s recent performances with Real Madrid.