Kaka earns another chance with Brazil

Former world player of the year Kaka up since the 2010 World Cup.

Kaka was named the FIFA World Player of the Year in 2007, but after he left AC Milan for Real Madrid in 2009, injuries have haunted the talented Brazilian.

Although Kaka played well at the World Cup, his roles at Real were limited as he struggled through injury and competition. But Kaka has played in all nine of Real's La Liga matches this season, and has three goals and two assists.

He has also contributed in the Champions League, and is quickly becoming a key part of Jose Mourinho's club.

Brazil coach Mano Menezes decided to take a look at Kaka as the 2014 World Cup hosts have automatically qualified. Brazil plays Gabon on Nov. 10 and Egypt on Nov. 14.

Following is the complete roster (with club team):

Goalkeepers: Diego Alves (Valencia), Neto (Fiorentina).

Defenders: Adriano (Barcelona), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Fabio (Manchester United), Luisao (Benfica), David Luiz (Chelsea), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Alex Sandro (FC Porto), Thiago Silva (AC Milan).

Midfielders: Bruno Cesar (Benfica), Dudu (Dinamo Kiev), Elias (Sporting Lisbon), Fernandinho (Shakhtar Donestsk), Luiz Gustavo (Bayern Munich), Hernanes (Lazio), Kaka (Real Madrid), Lucas Leiva (Liverpool), Sandro (Tottenham), Willian (Shakhtar Donestsk).

Strikers: Hulk (FC Porto), Jonas (Valencia), Kleber (FC Porto).