The 29-year-old Bayern Munich centre-back will make his debut for the Selecao in London.
"I'm really pleased to have got the call and I'm looking forward to the prospect [of facing Rooney]," AFP quotes him as saying.
"He's a world-class striker - a high quality player. His movement is fantastic. He's got everything.
"You have to be right on your game against those sorts of players because they can turn a game in a flash."
Dante joined Bayern from Borussia Monchengladbach at the start of the 2012-13 season.