Brazil confirm Dani Alves will miss World Cup due to knee injury

• PSG defender was injured during French Cup final in midweek
• Neymar feared injury would deprive him of World Cup spot

Brazil right back Dani Alves will miss the World Cup. The Brazilian Football Confederation has confirmed in a statement his knee injury makes it “impossible to call Dani Alves for the period of preparation, friendlies and, consequently, the World Cup.”

The 35-year-old was injured on Tuesday in the French Cup final while playing for winners Paris Saint-Germain.

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via Football | The Guardian

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