What a wonderful surprise. Having been selected by the Brazil U21s for the friendlies against Qatar, Palestine and Lebanon, Fabinho has now been called up by Dunga to join the senior squad, where he replaces former Monaco player Maicon.
The AS Monaco full-back will now leave his teammates in Doha and take a 15 hour flight to link up with the seniors in New York, where the Seleção are due to face Ecuador on Tuesday.
AS Monaco right-back Fabinho has just been called up by Dunga to the Brazil squad to face Ecuador on Tuesday! @CBF_Futebol— AS MONACO (@AS_Monaco) 7 September 2014
The call-up is fine reward for a hard-working, popular player who always has a smile on his face, as you can see from this brief behind-the-scenes clip at the hotel in London, during the Emirates Cup...