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World Cup host Brazil will play Italy in a friendly in Switzerland on 21 March. Five Milan players have been called up for the “clash of the titans”, including defenders Abate and De Sciglio, midfielder Montolivo, alongside strikers Balotelli and El Shaarawy.
Giampaolo Pazzini is injured and been left out of the squad. While, rising star Mattia De Sciglio is waiting to make his debut. In addition, former Ghanaian international Kevin-Prince Boateng will be the special guest at the match.
Italy and Brazil will square off at the 2013 Confederations Cup this June as Italy gained a spot in the tournament because Spain captured both the 2010 World Cup and the Euro 2012 titles. The Azzurri will travel to Malta five days after the friendly with Brazil for a World Cup qualifier against the island nation.
Summer Milan arrival Riccardo Saponara, Pescara co-owned Simone Romagnoli as well as Chievo co-owned Alberto Paloschi have been called up for Italy’s U-21 national team friendly fixtures against Russia and Ukraine next week.
As for Kaka, he is set to face the Azzurri for the first time after 2009 Confederations Cup. Moreover, Brazil are set to play Russia next week.
Brescia arrival and promising talent, Bartosz Salamon has been called-up for Poland’s World Cup Qualifiers against Ukraine on the 22 March and San Marino four days later.
Another youngster and former Chelsea striker, Austria’s U-21 international Philipp Prosenik is set to face Slovakia and England on 21 March and on 25th, respectively.