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October 07, 2005

Ronaldinho and the other Brazilian stars to rest

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Coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has announced at todays press conference the squad for the match against Bolivia this Sunday in La Paz. Dida, Cafu, Juan, Roberto Carlos, Emerson, Kaka, Ronaldinho and Ronaldo will not take part and will await their team mates in Belem for the last meeting of these Eliminating heats next Wednesday in the state of the Para.

Parreira argued his choice by explaining why he needed to still carry out some observations in order to find the ideal group for the next World cup:

"There will not be many friendly matches before the world one. This match against Bolivia will be significant in order to observe certain players. We do want to make sure we take the 23 best athletes to dispute the World cup in Germany "

The technician auriverde also affirmed his will to finish this championship in the first place of the classification, ahead of the Argentina.

"We will try to finish first in the championship. We must beat Bolivia and Venezuela and to hope for a false step of Argentina at the time of the two last games ".