Lucarelli’s decision means that Brazil will be without its two starting outside hitters in the competition
Although Brazil’s Men’s NT had a stellar 2016-17 campaign, which included gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and Grand Champions Cup, 2018 hasn’t been a great year so far
In the first training session open to the media, reporters were surprised to see Lipe practicing with Brazil’s national team
Mauricio Borges underwent a successful ACL surgery in Brazil on July 21st.
The eternal struggles between clubs and national teams go on.
Brazil is among the favorites to win both competitions
France faces a similar Final Six path to the 2017 World League they won as they host Brazil & Serbia in the 2018 VNL Pool A.
Heading into the Final Six, France is seen as the betting favorite to win the FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League’s first edition.
Ricardo Lucarelli now has 3 months to prepare for the World Championships – and is a possibility for later stages of the Nations League tournament.