The 32-year-old had not featured for the five-time World Cup winners since a 2-1 victory over Bosnia in February of last year.
However, Luiz Felipe Scolari, who recently returned for a second stint in charge of his nation, has decided to recall the Atletico Mineiro player.
Brazil squad in full
Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (QPR), Diego Alves (Valencia)
Defenders: Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Adriano (Barcelona), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Dante (Bayern), David Luiz (Chelsea), Leandro Castan (Roma), Miranda (Atlético Madrid)
Midfielders: Arouca (Santos),Paulinho (Corinthians), Hernanes (Lazio), Ronaldinho (Atletico Mineiro), Ramires (Chelsea), Oscar (Chelsea)
Strikers: Hulk (Zenit), Fred (Fluminense), Luis Fabiano (São Paulo), Neymar (Santos), Lucas Moura (PSG)
The match against England will take place on Wednesday, February 6.