A couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece debating whether Dunga should be looking to the future rather than considering veterans like Kaka. Now, we will get a chance to see which way that particular cookie crumbles.
The 32-year-old has been called up for next week's friendlies against Argentina and Japan in the place of Cruzeiro's Ricardo Goulart. It is his first since March 2013.
In one aspect, it is an encouraging and relieving sign that the former AC Milan and Real Madrid star is finding his form.