"Without doubt it's an important time in my career," Danilo, who has been capped 25 times, told a virtual news conference.
He also discussed Merino and Rodri, saying Merino was "a great player and with a style of play similar to mine, who can play in a holding role or further forward. I also really like Rodri as a player. There have been great players in the side and more will come in the future," explained the midfielder.
Brazil will also play Peru in another World Cup qualifier in Lima next Tuesday. Enditem
Mate Pavic (R) of Croatia and Bruno Soares of Brazil react during the men's doubles final match between Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies of Germany and Mate Pavic of Croatia and Bruno Soares of Brazil at the French Open tennis tournament 2020 in Paris, France, Oct. 10, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
He also hopes that Tokyo will host the world championships again soon after the Olympic Games.
Lakers guard Danny Green missed a potential go-ahead 3-pointer, followed by a Markieff Morris turnover in the last minute, Heat guard Tyler Herro closed the game out for the Heat with a pair of free throws.
"It was good to decompress the situation a little bit and send strength to all Argentines."
That means Barca have to rely on Gerard Pique, Clement Lenglet and the youngster Ronald Araujo until the next transfer window, with Samuel Umtiti struggling with knee problems and not in the new coach's plans.
Hebei is still winless going into the season. Guo finished with a game-high 31 points. Chen Jinting and Ma Wen added 15 and 13 respectively.
Due to the strict preventative measures, even though new coronavirus infections and fatalities have been spiking worldwide and across the United States, COVID-19 activity has stayed comparatively low in California, where most key figures are either slowly declining or flattening. Enditem
The Brazil boss also showed satisfaction with the performances of goalscorers Marquinhos, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino.