Fernando - Brazil

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Team: BRAZIL
Nationality: BRAZILIAN
Position: DEFENDER
Season: 2013-2014
Kit: BRAZIL HOME KIT

Dante is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for Bayern Munich as a central defender but has previously also been used as defensive midfielder or a left fullback.A late bloomer in the game, his power, strength, tackling and aerial prowess have seen him regarded among Europe's finest central defenders. Dante made his international debut for Brazil in 2013.

Dante received his first call-up to the Brazilian national team on 21 January 2013 by returning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari to be part of the squad for a friendly versus England, on 6 February at Wembley Stadium. He started the game, which England won 2–1 after goals from Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard. On 22 June 2013, he scored his first international goal in the final group game of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup against Italy at the stroke of half time, after coming on as a substitute for David Luiz on the 33rd minute.


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