Thiago Silva, Hulk make Brazil squad

Updated: July 5, 2012, 6:30 PM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- Brazil coach Mano Menezes included AC Milan defender Thiago Silva and FC Porto striker Hulk on Brazil's squad that will try to give the nation its first Olympic gold medal in soccer.

Real Madrid defender Marcelo was the other overage player included in the 18-man squad selected on Thursday by Menezes for the London Games. Soccer at the Olympics is played with under-23 squads, but each team can use three overage players.

As expected, Brazil's squad also includes several ...

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