Manchester United winger Antony dances with delight after making Brazil’s World Cup spot, while Newcastle star Bruno Guimaraes cradles baby son after finding out he’s also in Tite’s squad for Qatar

Manchester United winger Antony dances with delight after making Brazil’s World Cup spot, while Newcastle star Bruno Guimaraes cradles baby son after finding out he’s also in Tite’s squad for Qatar

Updated: 19 days, 18 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Manchester United winger Antony couldn’t contain his delight at sealing his Brazil World Cup spot, dancing with his family upon hearing the news.

As for Newcastle midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, he cradled his baby son as his emotional family celebrated the news of his call-up.

6 Delight among the loved ones of Antony and Guimaraes, who are heading to Qatar with the Selecao

Brazilian boss Tite named his squad for the global tournament on Monday afternoon – with 13 out of the 26 players contracted to Premier League clubs.

Among those is Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli, with his teammate Gabriel Jesus also picked. However, there was no room for Gabriel Magalhaes.

Another notable omission from the squad is Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino, with Tottenham’s Richarlison preferred instead.

But there was no disappointment for Antony, who has been picked after impressing for United following his switch from Ajax.

Sharing a video on Twitter, the 22-year-old, who was wearing a Brazil jersey, was sitting beside his family, who all had United’s home shirt on.

And after his name was called out, they jumped up before dancing in a huddle around his living room.

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Captioning the clip, he said: “For you!!! Thank you, God!! Thank you everyone… friends, family, mom , dad, brothers!! Love you!!! Too much emotion!”

Guimaraes was also accompanied by his family, with his family rising to their feet as they congratulated one another.

Not getting carried away by the emotion, Guimaraes lightly jumped around as he cradled his newborn son Matteo.

Taking to Instagram, the Magpies star revealed how he has fulfilled a dream in being able to compete at a World Cup.

O momento em que Bruno Guimarães, com o filho no colo e ao lado da família, recebe a notícia da convocação para a Copa do Mundo. pic.twitter.com/42eYwfuHV0— Gustavo Hofman (@gustavohofman) November 7, 2022

Brazil's 2022 World Cup squad

Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City), Weverton (Palmeiras)

Defenders: Danilo (Juventus), Dani Alves (Club Universidad de Nacional), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Alex Telles (Manchester United), Thiago Silva (Chelsea), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Bremer (Juventus)

Midfielders: Casemiro (Manchester United), Fabinho (Liverpool), Bruno Guimaraes (Newcastle), Fred (Manchester United), Lucas Paqueta (West Ham), Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo)

Forwards: Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid), Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal), Antony (Manchester United), Richarlison (Tottenham), Gabriel Martinelli (Arsenal), Raphinha (Barcelona), Rodrygo (Real Madrid), Pedro (Fluminese)

He remarked: “Childhood dream come true!! To God be the Glory!!!!”

Brazil are aiming to win a record-extending sixth World Cup.

Their last triumph came in 2002 in what was the third consecutive World Cup that they had reached the final.

In Russia four years ago they only made it to the quarter-finals where they were dumped out by Belgium.

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