Unvaccinated star Lodi dropped from Brazil squad

Unvaccinated star Lodi dropped from Brazil squad

It’s becoming a harsh world for anti-vaxxers. Brazil has now left out a player who has not been fully vaccinated.

Atletico Madrid’s Renan Lodi has been an ever-present in the Brazil team but he will now miss the final two qualifying games against Ecuador and Paraguay.

"Renan Lodi was excluded from the possibility of being called up due to his non-vaccination,” Tite told reporters on Thursday, as quoted by the Daily Mail.

"He missed the chance to compete (for a place).

"I personally believe that vaccination is a social responsibility, it's both mine and the person's alongside me,” Tite said.

Check out the full Selecao squad below…

Full Brazil squad:


Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City) and Weverton (Palmeiras)


Dani Alves (Barcelona), Emerson Royal (Tottenham), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Alex Telles (Manchester United), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Gabriel Magalhaes (Arsenal), Marquinhos (PSG) and Thiago Silva (Chelsea)


Bruno Guimaraes (Lyon), Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fabinho (Liverpool), Fred (Manchester United), Gerson (Olympique de Marseille), Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo), Lucas Paqueta (Lyon) and Philippe Coutinho (Aston Villa)


Antony (Ajax), Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid), Rodrygo (Real Madrid), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Matheus Cunha (Atletico de Madrid), Raphinha (Leeds) and Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo).


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