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5 Unheralded Brazil Players You Should Know Before Friendly vs. England
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Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari will name his squad next week for a friendly encounter with England at Wembley on Feb. 6.

Among that selection, there will doubtless be a number of players who will be somewhat of an unknown quantity to many of their opponents.

These often home-based players still have the ability to influence games at international level—as the largely-unheard-of Kleberson did at the 2002 World Cup, or the emerging Denilson before him in 1998.

The Internet has made the Brazilian game more accessible to a wider audience, while those partial to football management computer games may also be familiar with the lesser names on show.

Ahead of the game, though, let's take a look at five of the less familiar faces that Scolari may include in his selection.

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