Brazil manager Tite was heavily criticized for including Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli in his 26-man squad for the Qatar World Cup and lobbied a former international forward.
Gabriel Martinelli’s ‘joking’ Brazil World Cup selection ‘shows the disrespect of football’.
Gabriel Martinelli has answered after his “joke” consideration in Brazil’s Reality Cup crew was banged as a “absence of regard for football”.
Martinelli, 21, was chosen to go to Qatar by public group supervisor Tite prior this week having intrigued on the left wing for Armory this season. With Brazil’s going after choices so stacked, it implied others were left disheartened – including Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino and Atletico Madrid’s Matheus Cunha.
Previous Brazil midfielder Neto contended the player who ought to feel generally bothered, be that as it may, is Flamengo star Gabigol. Furthermore, he intensely reprimanded Tite’s decision, saying on operating system Donos da Bola: “This is a disgrace, a joke. I feel embarrassed.
“Not on account of Dani Alves’ story. What is Martinelli’s story? 33 profession objectives. This is a disgrace, an absence of regard for football. Doing this with football shows that you don’t merit the position you are in.
“Calling up Martinelli and not calling up Gabigol is an absence of regard. The greatest disgrace of all the call-ups. Calling up Martinelli shows that you, Tite, shouldn’t stand firm on the footing you do, on the grounds that you’re absurd for Gabigol.
“The person who scores five objectives in the season, who strolls around the shopping center here, no one knows what his identity is… And not taking Gabigol, the person who scored the objective of the Libertadores title, who scored 29 objectives in the season.
“What has Martinelli done in European football? Munititions stockpile are not even in the Bosses Association. This is a catastrophe.”
Regardless of Neto’s blistering tirade, Martinelli has taken the analysis of his consideration in his step, telling ESPN Brasil he’s “beautiful cool about it”. He said: “I think this is typical. Certain individuals in Brazil don’t have any acquaintance with me and it’s additionally considered common to say that different players should have been there.
“In any case, I’m cool about it. I think this is typical. I understand what I’m doing at my club, I know my capacity and I understand what I can do.
“Also, you should rest assured that I will give a valiant effort for the Brazilian group, in anything I can assist the group I with willing assistance. It will be an extraordinary encounter for me.”
Martinelli, who has three covers to his name, will be joined by his Arms stockpile partner Gabriel Jesus, who was additionally picked, yet Heavy armament specialists protector Gabriel missed the cut.