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Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes has been named in Brazil’s 23-man squad for the World Cup.

Rather than pick a provisional squad, Brazil coach Carlos Dunga has decided to name seven stand-bys, with Spurs newcomer Sandro being one of the reserves.

Gomes is the only player in the squad currently playing in England.   ORonaldinho and one-time Spurs target Adriano have both been left out of the final 23.

Brazil squad: Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (Inter Milan), Doni (AS Roma), Gomes (Tottenham Hotspur)

Defenders: Maicon (Inter Milan), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Michel Bastos (Olympique Lyon), Gilberto (Cruzeiro), Lucio (Inter Milan), Juan (AS Roma), Luisao (Benfica), Thiago Silva (AC Milan)

Midfielders: Gilberto Silva (Panathinaikos), Felipe Melo (Fiorentina), Ramires (Benfica), Elano (Galatasaray), Kaka (Real Madrid), Julio Baptista (Roma), Kleberson (Flamengo), Josue (VfL Wolfsburg).

Forwards: Robinho (Santos), Luis Fabiano (Sevilla), Nilmar (Villarreal), Grafite (VfL Wolfsburg).

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