The 21-year-old spoke recently of his hopes that he could play his way into his senior national team this season after he initially missed the cut for next month's games.
However, an injury to Fluminese striker, Pedro, has created a vacancy which Richarlison will fill earlier than he expected.
It is good news for the player who apologised to his Everton team-mates and the club's supporters on Instagram yesterday for the error in judgement that saw him sent off in the 40th minute of Saturday's 2-2 draw with Bournemouth for pushing his head into that of Adam Smith.
He will serve a three-match ban, which begins with Wednesday's League Cup tie against Rotherham United, and he will be eligible again for the trip to Arsenal but could get his first taste of international duty with Brazil in the interim.
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1 Posted 27/08/2018 at 23:34:43
Let's hope he can put his Saturday behind him, chalk that up to experience.
Not exactly often we have a 21-year-old full Brazilian international in the side, let's make the most of it.
2 Posted 27/08/2018 at 23:36:23
Young players deserve a bit of leeway and faith in that they will learn from their mistakes. Especially when then are being taunted and fouled by lesser players. He will learn to rise above it in future and give them a virtual head butt instead by outplaying them with his talent. As the brilliant Eden Hazard does week in week out.
Maximum respect to the Brazilian manager for giving him a chance. He deserves it.
3 Posted 27/08/2018 at 23:43:12
4 Posted 27/08/2018 at 23:57:27
5 Posted 27/08/2018 at 00:03:46
My missus and another local texted me with the news.
Good that he is on Tite's radar.
This will give the lad a good lift after Saturday's red card (which I note he has apologised for to one and all on social media).
Pleased for him.
For US-based Blues you can see him up close as the two Brazil games he has been called up for are both in the States. First up against the USA in New Jersey, then v Ecuador in Washington.
6 Posted 28/08/2018 at 00:38:26
7 Posted 28/08/2018 at 00:52:12
Refreshingly, Tite has gone for a youthful squad with a good number of home-based players.
Richarlison only got the nod because his former team mate at Fluminese Pedro - also 21 - got injured at the weekend.
8 Posted 28/08/2018 at 01:11:11
9 Posted 28/08/2018 at 01:21:43
Seriously though, two (and a half) games under Silva and he gets called up, happy as Larry for him and us.
Confidence booster on top of an already good start to his Everton career, get-in-fucking-there. Surely good for all.
About time Liverpool (as a city, for the speed readers) had a proper Brazilian superstar to fawn over, not that' ugly face like a pan of fried arseholes Bellamy look-a-like twat, that played for the deluded across the park.
Onwards and upwards.
10 Posted 28/08/2018 at 01:26:15
11 Posted 28/08/2018 at 01:30:40
A previous post (by me) may of inclined that half of our city "had a proper Brazilian superstar to fawn over", apologies to all, it was meant to say 'Scandinavia'.
Sorry for the confusion.
12 Posted 28/08/2018 at 01:40:02
Sorry dont get you.
13 Posted 28/08/2018 at 02:13:43
14 Posted 28/08/2018 at 02:19:07
Opinions, opinions and all that, but Jesus, man, you are unbelievable. I wonder sometimes if you are trying to get a rise or wind people up with your consistent pessimism.
15 Posted 28/08/2018 at 02:58:46
On the other hand I was thinking it was useful that most of our new recruits will not be on international business over the upcoming break which gives them more time to bed in with Everton – Digne, Gomes, Bernard are not in their squads and Mina is presumably unavailable through injury.
16 Posted 28/08/2018 at 04:51:14
I hope Neymar doesn't show him how to roll around even more than he already does though. He's a big strong lad. Wish he'd just get straight back up and get on with the game.
17 Posted 28/08/2018 at 05:40:22
18 Posted 28/08/2018 at 05:41:56
19 Posted 28/08/2018 at 05:59:26
We should want to have the international break include Pickford in goal, Coleman at RB, Mina at CB, Zouma at CB, Digne at LB, Gana at CM, Gilfy at CM, Walcott at RW, Tosun at CF, Richarlison at LW, Bernard at CM all representing their countries.
21 Posted 28/08/2018 at 06:52:13
22 Posted 28/08/2018 at 07:34:00
23 Posted 28/08/2018 at 08:21:36
24 Posted 28/08/2018 at 08:21:51
25 Posted 28/08/2018 at 09:18:21
Hopefully Bernard and Lookman will both get starts.
27 Posted 28/08/2018 at 09:44:16
The suspension thing is a bit confusing as I had also read that from this season, suspensions wouldn't be carried from one competition to another. Anyone know for certain what the rules are?
28 Posted 28/08/2018 at 09:46:33
29 Posted 28/08/2018 at 10:10:53
He will miss Rotherham on Wednesday, May have been rested anyway? He will miss the two home games against Huddersfield and West Ham.
30 Posted 28/08/2018 at 10:41:09
Slightly off piste, can anyone remember the name of the Brazilian who signed for us a good few years ago but didn't turn up?
31 Posted 28/08/2018 at 10:49:57
Currently on suspension
PERSON CLUB START END TOTAL
Adam Smith AFC Bournemouth 25.08.2018 28.08.2018 1
Richarlison Everton 25.08.2018 16.09.2018 3
Philip Jagielka Everton 11.08.2018 29.08.2018 3
Read more at http://www.thefa.com/football-rules-governance/discipline/suspensions#MvYZPqmqb74oyui5.99
A suspension starts the day of the incident. So in the case of Richarlison and Smith, theirs started last Saturday. Their suspension ends on the day of the final game of the suspension, today in the case of Smith as he only received a one match ban, tonight's Carabao cup game, and 16th September for Richarlison, the day we play West Ham.
So Richarlison misses Rotherham, Huddersfield and West Ham. As others have stated, it's highly unlikely he would have played tomorrow anyway.
33 Posted 28/08/2018 at 11:02:35
35 Posted 28/08/2018 at 11:35:38
Er, you might need to narrow down what you mean by "not turn up". Jo, although physically present, often failed to turn up for games in the metaphorical sense. He also went AWOL one pre-season if I recall. Then there was Rodrigo, injured in pre-season and who never kicked a ball for us. Luis Muller famously was going to be presented at a Press Conference and then bailed because he wanted his tax paid by the club (so the story goes).
Felipe Mattioni was a very odd signing, who never played for us, and I think was an U23 squad filler even though...he was 27. And last but not least, Anderson, who I think was loaned out to Barnsley without ever playing for us in the PL.
So overall, quite a few Brazilians have not turned up for us in one sense or another !
Well done to Charlie on that front - and here's hoping that Bernard shows enough form in the next 12 months to earn a recall too.
36 Posted 28/08/2018 at 11:36:26
39 Posted 28/08/2018 at 12:03:53
Showed footage of the lad bagging his brace against Wolves.
Nice to see.
40 Posted 28/08/2018 at 12:06:59
41 Posted 28/08/2018 at 12:49:52
Richardson joins the Brazilian squad, filled with young ambitious Brazilian talent, many of them still plying their trade in Brazil's Serie A.
Any and every Brazilian talent worth his salt knows to truly 'make it' he has to ply his trade in Europe.
Ricarlison grew up with many of these players through the different national age groups. They will be curious about how Richarlison is doing and who is this 'Everton' he plays for.
Richarlison enthuses about a young dynamic manager who literally speaks his language and who has signed him twice in a year; how he is a great mentor for a young man stepping into a totally alien culture for the first time; talks up how enjoyable the training and football the manager wants to play is; speaks glowingly of the other talent at the club and of a happy changing room; waxes lyrical about the incredible fan base and the attractions of the culturally rich city of Liverpool, birthplace of the iconical musical giants The Beatles.
Hearing all this positivity about Everton alerts this emerging 'next generation' of Brazilian talent to the possibility that Everton represents a very attractive gateway into the promised land of European football.
Now I readily admit the above is a fantasy woven by me. But then, pitted against Victor's doom-filled prediction, which do you think is more plausible and probable?
44 Posted 28/08/2018 at 13:48:27
Someone said Moura looks streets ahead of Richarlison. Maybe on the ‘evidence' of last nights game, but he didn't look that good a couple of weeks ago when Spuds weren't clicking. I'd think a lot of attackers would like to have a go at the Man Utd defence at the moment.
45 Posted 28/08/2018 at 14:21:26
If this is anything to go by, Mina is going to be a great addition to the dressing room. Very lively, very playful, taking up hilarious poses and joking with other players and the camera crews.
He gatecrashes a Seamus Coleman shoot, calling him 'Biiiggg Brudder!' as he thumps the Everton badge on his chest.
Nice to see.
46 Posted 28/08/2018 at 14:46:25
Mane was sent off for the RS last year at man city for something similar.
47 Posted 28/08/2018 at 15:04:25
I would love that a few years ago. I have always supported Brazil in the World Cups. But this year I just didn't feel like doing that after seeing those “Neymar Rolls”.
I don't mind seeing many of them wearing the royal blue jerseys, just behave a bit on the field.
48 Posted 28/08/2018 at 15:08:11
Thanks for the link.
Who's that guy with Baines? Couldn't recognise him at all. And was that Sandro walking behind Silva onto the field?
49 Posted 28/08/2018 at 15:16:06
50 Posted 28/08/2018 at 15:26:19
52 Posted 28/08/2018 at 16:00:23
'Called up for Brazil, Jesus hope this news bypasses Paul Merson...'
I rather fancy a LOT bypasses Paul Merson's addled brain!
53 Posted 28/08/2018 at 16:18:41
Rob #46, Moura didn't see Jones, although his foot was more than 4 foot in the air. I don't think Jones had a mark on him, remarkably. Mane on the other hand saw Ederson coming and jumped 5 feet in the air to try to win the ball with his boot and did serious damage. Two totally different situations, although I've seen red given as Anthony Taylor did with Gibson v West Ham a few years back. One was dangerous - yellow and one was reckless - red. Pawson not one for the penalty against the home team at OT either and took a different view of the Kane tackle which was a carbon copy of Jags - at least he is learning !!!
54 Posted 28/08/2018 at 17:18:14
55 Posted 28/08/2018 at 17:58:56
56 Posted 28/08/2018 at 18:38:54
57 Posted 28/08/2018 at 19:51:49
I know, very selfish indeed!
58 Posted 28/08/2018 at 21:23:59
59 Posted 28/08/2018 at 22:07:40
I'd much rather refs were consistent, though I suspect the likes of Craig Pawson are actually oblivious to how inconsistent they are.
He's typical of the breed that judges challenges by consequence rather than intent. If a player ends up ‘hurt' then he'll automatically treat it as worse than when a player emerges ‘unscathed'.
Arter's challenge was really quite shocking — a deliberate full-blooded hack, solely intended to halt the player in his tracks, that could have caused serious damage if it had connected with the side of the knee.
60 Posted 28/08/2018 at 22:12:22
61 Posted 28/08/2018 at 22:19:28
And before I get shot down, I think he will be a quality player given time. His willingness to get in the box and contest with defenders for crosses is both admiral and brave for a winger. His mindset that he must also track back when needed is brilliant. Let's just not put him up to be shot down.
62 Posted 28/08/2018 at 22:40:09
I would expect an ex-player would know but then there's Alan Shearer and the 'he was entitled to go down' brigade. I think the Pundits are pre-arranged to have contrasting views to generate debate. Good cop. Bad cop. VAR should be the answer but the World Cup showed that getting consensus will be difficult, even in situations we think are clear cut.
63 Posted 28/08/2018 at 23:28:43
Let's drop the subject. Subjective idiots like Pawson just make my blood boil!
64 Posted 30/08/2018 at 15:32:00
Nice one. That's a 'view' on Richarlison's involvement with Brazil, and his fellow playing compatriots, I'd LOVE to see come to fruition. Of course, we ALL would.
Well, most of us, anyway (but screw the doom-mongers, right??!)... COYTs!!!!!!!
65 Posted 03/09/2018 at 20:31:36
So many players in that position are not ready for the weekend league game, especially if there are flight delays etc.
This lad in particular could be an integral part of Everton's season, if not the future, but I suppose many others who get selected are in the same boat. However, other teams have stronger replacements than Everton.
66 Posted 04/09/2018 at 13:00:55
This morning on the national morning news, Richarlison was one of the Brazilian players chosen to front up and do a pre-match presser ahead of Brazil's game against the US this week. To be asked to do so has got to do his confidence good.
He presented himself very well. He started off by saying how very fast things have happened for him. "Just three and a half years ago I was in America-MG [playing in Brazil's second division] and now I'm [playing in the Premier League] in England."
About being called up to the Brazilian team: "I am very happy for the opportunity, sad for Pedro [the player injured who he replaced – they played together at Fluminese], a great friend of mine, but I want to take that chance.
''I do not want to just wear the [Brazilian] shirt [one time], I want to secure my place in the team. It is wonderful to be a new face, wearing that shirt is an honour. There is always pressure. Now I have to do what I know. I'm quiet, I do not show much for the cameras. I just want to play football.
On adapting to England:
"It was simple for me. England demands a lot of physicality and speed. I fit in well in the Premier League. Gomes and Marco Silva helped me a lot during training and games."
On Brazil's first training after the World Cup:
"It was good. The defeat against Belgium hurt a lot. We wanted that title, but we have to raise our heads. We had a great workout, everyone was happy, playing with each other. Going forward we have the Copa America [to be played in Brazil next European summer] and we hope to be Champions.
On his best position:
"I will play as the 'Professor' [a term of affection for the Brazilian coach Tite] asks. If he asks me to run through a wall, I'll do it. It's time to show my skills. The Professor will explain and I want to do the best I can."
Oh! And if he scores a goal, he promised to do his 'pigeon dance':
"If I get a goal, you will see the pigeon dance. Everyone is asking on the internet and I have already promised to do it. The team members want me to dance today (Monday) at night on a chair!''
He comes across as a really nice lad and I'm sure he is full of remorse over his sending off at Bournemouth and has already learnt from that.
67 Posted 04/09/2018 at 14:01:07
68 Posted 04/09/2018 at 15:07:42
69 Posted 04/09/2018 at 15:24:08
He spoke generally, rather than specifically, about his time in England and referenced both Gomes and Silva.
Remember this is largely Brazilian journalists asking Brazilian players on duty for Brazil questions to be answered for a Brazilian audience. 'A seleção' in Brazil has an extremely elevated and deep-rooted cultural significance for Brazilians that many in the UK do not associate with, say, England.
So it's all about Brazil – not their club sides.
70 Posted 04/09/2018 at 17:44:49
Richarlison is likely to make his debut in Brazil's friendly against the USA at the MetLife Stadium on Saturday evening. The team then travel to Maryland to face Central American side El Salvador, giving the players a second chance to impress.
Do you have times and TV coverages?
71 Posted 04/09/2018 at 18:04:43
I will certainly be able to watch the games live on national TV in Brazil. You boys Stateside will know what channels best serve up games involving the US of A (and others).
Friday 7 September - MetLife Stadium, New Jersey v USA, 20:30h.
Tuesday 11 September - FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland v El Salvador, 21:30h.
Best I can do for you Michael.
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