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The number of caps and number of goals mentioned below are as of May 15th 2006, when the Brazilian roster was announced.
The number after Caps represent the number of times the player was rostered, and, between parenthesis, the number of times he actually played.
Full name: Gilberto da Silva Melo
Date of birth: April 25th 1976
Place of birth: city of Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
Height: 1.80 m
Clubs and teams: América-RJ, Flamengo, Cruzeiro, Internazionale (Itália), Vasco, Grêmio, São Caetano e Hertha Berlim (Alemanha)
Caps: 18 (8)
Goals scored: 0
World Cups: none
Titles won: none
The biggest surprise of the roster. Gustavo Nery should be the substitute of Roberto Carlos, but suffered some injuries this year and is out of shape.
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