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Kaka says that he has not given up hope of representing Brazil

Orlando City star Kaka says that he has not given up hope of representing Brazil once again.

The former world Player of the Year is in his last days as far as international career is concerned. The presence of Dunga has done enough to recover a career that almost slipped away after the appointment of Luiz Felipe Scolari. The former Chelsea manager did not consider Kaka for crucial tournaments like the World Cup 2014. After all, Kaka had been plagued by injury problems since 2010. This had prevented him from appearing for his club at a consistent level.

Since the move to Orlando City, Kaka has once again gained prominence. He has been playing more football than in recent years, while he is also the main focus of the team. This has subsequently improved his form and the 33-year-old has been a shock inclusion for the upcoming double-header against USA and Costa Rica. It remains to be seen if he will be part of the first team that plays these friendly games. Even then, it is a great opportunity for Kaka to impress manager Dunga and he plans to do the same. The player has been suffering from minor injury problems in the last few weeks, but this is unlikely to keep him out of training.

"I think I can contribute with my experience, but especially with my attitude.It is very special to return to the national team. I do not know what Dunga's plans are. But if I get an opportunity in these games against Costa Rica and the United States I want to show that I deserve participate in the qualifiers,” said Kaka, who has won the World Cup and made 89 appearances for the Brazil national team. However, he has not featured for the national team since October 2014.