Brazil are set to take on Ecuador (June 5) and Paraguay (June 9) in their qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and coach Tite has called up Real Madrid winger Vinicius after an impressive run of form with his club.
Los Blancos teammates Casemiro and Eder Militao have also been picked.
Atletico Madrid’s Renan Lodi has made the cut, although the likes of Marcelo, Felipe and Rodrygo have missed out.
Brazil squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers:
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City), Weverton (Palmeiras)
Defenders: Dani Alves (Sao Paulo), Danilo (Juventus), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Renan Lodi (Atletico), Thiago Silva (Chelsea), Militao (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (PSG), Verissimo (Benfica)
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fred (Manchester United), Fabinho (Liverpool), Paqueta (Lyon), Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa), Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo)
Forwards: Firmino (Liverpool), Richarlison (Everton), Everton (Benfica), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Neymar (PSG), Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo), Vinicius (Real Madrid)