Danilo is one of four new call-ups for Brazil’s World Cup qualifiers next month against Bolivia (October 5) and Chile (October 10), with coach Tite rewarding his fine form since arriving at Manchester City from Real Madrid.
The 26-year-old, who has 15 caps, has been absent from the international fold for around a year, but joins teammates Ederson, Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus for the October fixtures.
Tite’s 24-man squad is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Roma), Cassio (Corinthians), Ederson (Manchester City)
Defenders: Jemerson (Monaco), Marquinhos (PSG), Miranda (Inter), Thiago Silva (PSG)
Full-backs: Dani Alves (PSG), Danilo (Manchester City), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Midfielders: Arthur (Gremio), Casmiero (Real Madrid), Diego (Flamengo), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Fred (Shakhtar Dontestk), Paulinho (Barcelona), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Willian (Chelsea)
Forwards: Diego Tardelli (Shandong Luneng), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Neymar (PSG)