Bayer 04 Leverkusen midfielder Robbie Kruse has been named in the Australia squad to face Brazil
Bayer 04 Leverkusen midfielder Robbie Kruse has been named in the Australia squad to face Brazil
Bundesliga

Kruse and Langerak in Aussie fold

Munich - Bayer 04 Leverkusen midfielder Robbie Kruse and Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak have been named in Holger Osieck's Australia squad for the Socceroos' upcoming friendly against Brazil on 7 September.

Samba foes

The duo take their place in a 22-man squad and could face off against Bundesliga contemporaries Dante and Luiz Gustavo.

The Bayern Munich defender and VfL Wolfsburg midfielder played their part in the Seleção's Confederations Cup-winning camapaign this past summer, although head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is yet to name his squad for next month's match-up.

The two sides last met at the Allianz Arena in the group phase of the 2006 FIFA World Cup where Brazil ran out 2-0 winners.